About Us

The Welcome to St. Thomas-Elgin Immigration Portal website was launched in 2017 by a committee of enthusiastic community members with input from newcomers and immigrants, community service providers, government officials, and residents. Thank you to everyone involved and the residents of St. Thomas-Elgin who continue to warmly welcome newcomers and immigrants.

The members of our Steering Committee included:

Kate Burns Gallagher, Elgin County Economic Development
Janan Dean,  Project Coordinator
Ross Fair, Fanshawe College St. Thomas-Elgin Campus
Cheryl Fish, Health Recruiter - City of St. Thomas & Elgin County
Shelley Harris, YWCA St. Thomas-Elgin
Cindy Hastings, St. Thomas Economic Development
Petrusia Hontar, St. Thomas-Elgin Local Immigration Partnership
Delia Reiche, Elgin Middlesex Oxford Workforce Planning and Development Board
Heather Welsh, City of St. Thomas


Elgin County
City of St.Thomas
YW St.Thomas
Province of Ontario