Regional Approaches to Immigration; Half the Story: The Southwest Regional Immigration Committee

This study examines the form, function and future of the Southwest Regional Immigration Committee with the intention of understanding the benefits and challenges of a regional, collective, informal and de-centralized approach to immigration. Based on transcripts of interviews with 7 of the key players, arranged by the Rural Development Institute of Brandon University to examine the history and methodology of the Southwest Regional Immigration Committee with the aim of collecting and disseminating the shared experiences and identified best practices needed to support the future of immigration in rural Manitoba.