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Multicultural: Cathy Woodbeck and Association

multicultural: We are hoping that it's going to be able to fill some of the skills gaps, that it will be able to help folks selling businesses attract people to the region, that we'll be able to grow our region in the areas that is needed, Thunder Bay Multicultural Association executive director, Cathy Woodbeck said, according to CBC. Cathy Woodbeck, the executive director at the Thunder Bay Multicultural Association, says since the launch of the Live Chat pilot project they've averaged more than 50 connections a day. now features a Live Chat service that allows settlement workers from the local multicultural association to communicate with potential newcomers in real time, six days a week between the hours of 6 a.m. and 9 30 p.m. That's more than 10 times the number of people who used to contact the Association by phone or email. We are so excited that the Government of Ontario has chosen northwestern Ontario to pilot this Live Chat service, Woodbeck stated in an written release on Thursday. Supplied Funded by the Province of Ontario the Live Chat feature will allow settlement workers to provide immediate support, answer relocation questions and guide potential newcomers through the process of moving to northwestern Ontario. ( As reported in the news.