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Affordable Housing Is Crucial to Successful Integration of Immigrants in Toronto
The present rental housing market in Toronto does not have the variety, affordability, and access that is needed to help immigrants to successfully integrate into Canadian society. More attention needs to be paid to the ...
Overeducated Immigrants in the Canadian labour market: evidence from the workplace and employee survey
(University of Toronto Press, 2008)
This paper addresses the overeducation of recent immigrants in the Canadian labour market. Data from the 1999 Workplace and Employee Survey are used to explore the determinants and earnings consequences of overeducation. ...
An Immigrant's Country of Origin Has a Small Effect on What He or She Earns in Canada
The cultural and economic conditions of the country from which an immigrant originates have a small impact on what he or she earns in Canada. Canada remains a good destination for immigrants.
Language Use Affects How Much an Immigrant Earns
Recent immigrants tend to have good educations. However, their language use and the amount of time that they have spent in Canada can have an impact on their earnings.
Diversity Is an Important Classroom Resource
After-school programs, focused on immigrant students and their parents, can improve the performance of students and also get parents more involved in their children’s schooling. It is important to use diversity as a resource ...
Groundbreaking Program Helps Make York Region More Inclusive
The IAP has begun the work of making York Region a more welcoming place for newcomers and visible minorities. It needs to continue to collaborate with the community and to raise awareness of its goals.
Voices of South Asian women: immigration and mental health
(Taylor & Francis, 2004)
Purpose: This qualitative research aimed to elicit experiences and beliefs of recent South Asian immigrant women about their major health concerns after immigration. Methods: Four focus groups were conducted with 24 ...
Distance Education Provides a Positive Learning Experience
Distance education is an effective way to provide professional bridging education for IEHPs. Some barriers to learning, however, do exist.
Ghanaian Immigrants Use Religion to Affirm Their Identity
Ghanaian immigrants in Toronto use their churches not only for spiritual support, but also to form social networks and affirm their cultural identity. Racism causes some immigrants to turn to religion – which, in turn, can ...
Innovative Guide Helps York Region to Grow Its Workforce
The Chinese Cultural Guide for Employers is a vital tool for employers, particularly in York Region, who need to replenish and grow their workforce. The Guide provides employers with invaluable information about Chinese ...