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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.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...