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Leadership Accelerator: Brunswick and Alex Leblanc

leadership accelerator: If we want to attract more new Canadians, if we want to grow our population, they need to be able to see themselves reflected in leadership roles, see a future for themselves in New Brunswick, said Alex Leblanc, the executive director of the New Brunswick Multicultural Council, according to CBC. If province wants immigrants, it has to take big steps, advocate says New Brunswick welcomes first Syrian refugees A Syrian man's desperate plea, a former refugee's answer More than 4,000 immigrants settled in New Brunswick last year, many of them young and looking for bright futures. Imagine NB, a two-year bilingual leadership accelerator, is aimed at teaching immigrant youth the skills to be decision-makers in areas they're passionate about. A recent report by the Atlantic Provinces Economic Council estimated an additional 5,500 newcomers arrived in 2017. They were chosen based on leadership potential, their level of engagement, and their ability to speak English or French. At the end of October, a committee of judges named 28 young newcomers from across the province to the Imagine NB youth delegation. ( As reported in the news.