Category: Research

Immigration Research West: Yazidi Resettlement in Canada – Final Report 2018

ABSTRACT In 2017, Canada resettled 1,215 Yazidis (IRCC personal communication) refugees who have experienced extreme violence, torture, and displacement at rates that astonished the international community. Early reports from settlement agencies in Canada reveal that the high degree of trauma Yazidis have experienced has made their resettlement and integration very difficult. Almost all the Yazidis…

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CCPA: “They Can Live a Life Here” – Current and Past Tenants’ Experiences with IRCOM’s Model of Housing and Wrap-Around Supports

Finding affordable, secure, good quality housing is an essential and immediate part of the early settlement process for immigrants and refugees. Yet, obtaining appropriate housing can be daunting and often impossible in housing markets with a dearth of affordable housing and low vacancy rates. Newcomers are often unfamiliar with the particularities of local practices, lack…

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CERI: Youth Engagement in Ethnocultural Organizations in Winnipeg

This report supplements a previous report, “Ethnocultural Community Organizations in Winnipeg: A Legacy Document“, that was written in 2018. Collectively, the two documents explore the role of ethnocultural community groups and organizations in providing services and supports for newcomers, and particularly refugees, in Winnipeg. The legacy document was written first to serve the immediate knowledge…

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CERIS: Immigrant Women, Youth and Seniors – Knowledge Synthesis Reports

The IWYS project is about three immigrant groups – women, youth, and seniors –  who each have special but different settlement needs in Canada. We want to know if they receive what they need in services. We also want to propose new service interventions for their successful settlement. This review of recent research on and…

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Child and Youth Refugee Research Coalition (CYRRC)

The Child and Youth Refugee Research Coalition (CYRRC) is an alliance of scholars, community partners and government agencies committed to promoting the successful integration of refugee children, youth and their families.  While the Coalition was formed to contribute meaningfully to policies and interventions to facilitate the integration of recently arrived Syrian refugees to Canada, it has a…

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Resource Link: http://cyrrc.org/

Community Engaged Research on Immigration (CERI) Network

The Community Engaged Research on Immigration Network (CERI Network) is dedicated to creating a collaborative, multi-partnered, and responsive forum for knowledge creation and mobilization on matters related to immigration and settlement in Manitoba, Canada, and elsewhere.  It will do so across disciplinary and sectoral boundaries through collaborative processes centred on research design, execution, and reporting. To co-develop…

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Evaluation of the Provincial Nominee Program

IRCC has released their Evaluation of the Provincial Nominee Program.  Available in English and French below: https://www.canada.ca/en/immigration-refugees-citizenship/corporate/reports-statistics/evaluations/provincial-nominee-program-2015.html https://www.canada.ca/fr/immigration-refugies-citoyennete/organisation/rapports-statistiques/evaluations/programme-candidats-provinces-2015.html

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Healthy Child Manitoba: Child and Youth Report 2017

This is the second legislated public report on the status of Manitoba’s children and youth, required every 5 years, under the Healthy Child Manitoba Act. The report is organized by four stages of child and youth development (prenatal, early childhood, middle childhood, youth), along with the four outcome goals of the Healthy Child Manitoba Strategy…

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