Cathy Woodbeck - Thunder Bay Multicultural Association (TBMA)

Cathy Woodbeck, Executive Director of the Thunder Bay Multicultural Association (TBMA), highlights the importance of developing strategic partnerships with organizations operating both within and outside of the Settlement Sector. Partnerships can take a variety of different forms, including formalized agreements with terms of reference and official memorandums of understanding or they may be more informal arrangements and collaborative initiatives. Cathy speaks about the importance of ensuring that partnerships are mutually beneficial for each organization and that the benefits are accrued to the broader community.