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“Hidden Homelessness in Greater Vancouver”
While homelessness is a growing problem in Greater Vancouver, immigrants are not yet a visible part of the region's homeless. The over-representation of immigrants among the population considered at-risk suggests that ...
“Size Matters: Attracting Immigrants to Canadian Cities”
(Springer Verlag, 2006)
Montreal, Toronto, and Vancouver have attracted most new immigrants to Canada. Small and medium-sized cities in Canada are keen to share the wealth that new immigrants represent, and federal and provincial governments ...
“Improving Census-Based Socioeconomic GIS for Public Policy”
(University of British Columbia, 2006)
There are a number of socioeconomic phenomena that are difficult to discern using only census data. We present an innovative approach developed to discern the spatial dimensions of risk for homelessness amongst recent ...