Book a Speaker

Whether you’re booking a guest speaker for your classroom, organization or special event, we have a number of people who can speak to a variety of topics surrounding immigration and refugees.

Topics include:

  • The history of immigration in Ottawa
  • Information about the programs and services we deliver to newcomers
  • Current overview of refugees and immigrants in Ottawa, including their challenges and successes
  • Why Canada welcomes immigrants
  • How we can all create a welcoming community

We will also share with you heartwarming and inspiring stories about newcomers who how call Ottawa their home.

Book your guest speaker or request more information by emailing Don Ermen.

Immigrants represent almost one quarter of the population of the City of Ottawa.

Welcoming Newcomers to Ottawa since 1954

CCI Ottawa celebrated our 68th anniversary in 2022. Your contribution as a Donor, Member, or Volunteer tells us that you value the work we do together to settle and integrate newcomers from every part of the world. Together, we are building a more welcoming community.