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Does the Tendency of Immigrants to Settle in Big Canadian Cities and in Enclaves Within These Cities Help Their Integration into Canadian Society?
The number of immigrants arriving in Canada is bound to either stay the same or increase in the future. Expanding access to services for newcomers remains a big challenge for federal and provincial governments. This challenge ...
Path to Good Quality and Affordable Housing Is More Difficult for Refugee Claimants Than for Sponsored Refugees
More formal supports for getting affordable and good quality housing are needed for the refugee population in Canada, especially for refugee claimants. While the support of family, friends, and the local community can help ...
Community Engagement Is Difficult for Immigrants
Being involved in community activities is important for the social well-being of a person and a community. However, engagement is low among immigrants in communities that are growing in diversity. There are specific barriers ...
Multilingualism Strengthens Multiculturalism in Local Communities
Institutional spaces like schools provide opportunities for language preservation. They also help redefine integration in community-defined ways. However, many schools offer some resources in the way of ESL classes, but ...
A Research Agenda for "Temporary" Migrants in Canada
The existing research on refugees, TFWs, and international students looks at their experiences and challenges separately. There needs to be an increase in comparative and longitudinal quantitative data and research that ...
CERIS- The Ontario Metropolis Centre: Knowledge Exchange
Research symposia held by CERIS - The Ontario Metropolis Centre were effective in promoting knowledge sharing between government, community organizations and universities. While the public sector creates policy, partnerships ...
What Impact Can a Global Network Have on Collaborative Research?
There are a number of barriers to doing collaborative research in a global context. The Refugee Research Network has been trying to support collaborative research. Their members still experience challenges in building ...
Eating Disorders Are Experienced Differently According to Culture
Treatment and research must address difference in order to support racialized and ethnic women with eating disorders. For many, working on family relationships is essential. Family attitudes and actions impact the way many ...
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 ...
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.