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National Immigration Centre

2017 Immigration Conference audience and speaker

Purpose of the Centre

Immigration is more important to Canada's prosperity than ever before due to the country's rapidly aging population and low birth rate. As such, the National Immigration Centre hosts events and produces evidence-based research to help strengthen Canada's immigration system.


As a not-for-profit organization, The Conference Board of Canada relies upon membership dues to fund its activities. It thanks the following members for supporting the National Immigration Centre:

  • Association of Chartered Certified Accountants
  • Camosun International
  • Canadian Association of Professional Immigration Consultants
  • Canadian Bar Association's Immigration Section
  • Canadian Society of Medical Laboratory Science
  • CARE Centre for Internationally Educated Nurses
  • Century Initiative
  • Chartered Professional Accountants of British Columbia
  • Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario
  • Council of Atlantic Premiers
  • Immigration Consultants of Canada
    Regulatory Council
  • Ignite Fredericton
  • Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada
  • Memorial University of Newfoundland 
  • Newcomer Centre of Peel
  • Progress Career Planning Institute
  • Regional Connections Inc.  
  • St. Mary’s University 
  • Windmill Microlending
  • World Education Services

The Conference Board of Canada is the country’s immigration research hub: check what we say.

Upcoming Events

National Immigration Centre Virtual Spring 2022 Members Meeting
April 14, 20, & 21, 2022 

Leveraging Immigrant Talent in the Labour Force – Insight from Canadian Business Leaders (Webinar)
May 17, 2022 | 2:00 pm EDT

Canadian immigration Summit
May 24 - 26, 2022

Recent Events

National Immigration Centre Virtual Fall 2021 Members Meeting
October 27, 2021, October 28, 2021 and November 4, 2021 | Virtual Meeting

Canadian Virtual Immigration Summit
May 25–27, 2021 | Virtual Conference

National Immigration Centre Virtual Spring 2021 Members Meeting
April 7, 2021, April 8, 2021 and April 21, 2021 | Virtual Meeting

National Immigration Centre Virtual Fall Members Meeting
November 18–19, 2020 | Virtual Meeting

COVID-19 Message

Due to the current situation, the Conference Board of Canada will not be holding any in-person meetings at this time. We want to ensure the health and safety of employees, members and guests. For more information, please click here.

Visit our COVID-19 webpage for up-to-date information, research and resources.

Social Media

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Contact Us

Jo-Leen Folz
Council Manager
613-520-8620 ext 493