Category: Research

ACS Studies: Canadian Opinion on the Corona Virus (Parts 1-20)

“The findings are based on a two week rolling average of groups identifying as visible minority, conducted by Leger in partnership with the Association for Canadian Studies with a total sample for the two weeks exceeding 3700 Canadians, 18 years of age or older and collected via an online panel between March 27 and March…

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ACS Summary of Top-Level Survey Findings: Interim Report | Envisioning the Future of the Immigrant-Serving Sector

Association for Canadian Studies (ACS) | Association d’études canadiennes (AEC) ACS-Metropolis & World Education Services (WES) – Mariam Assefa Fund Published online August 12, 2021 | Publié en ligne le 12 août 2021   Background | Contexte  “The newcomer and SPO surveys were conducted between May and June of 2021 and include responses from 1,017 participants in total. The objective of these surveys was…

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Challenges and Impacts of Emergency Remote Teaching (ERT) of LINC Classes during the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Survey of Learners and Educators at SPOs and PSIs in Western Canada

In consultation with Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) and various LINC- provider institutions in Western Canada, NorQuest College conducted a study to identify the challenges and impacts of Emergency Remote Teaching (ERT) of LINC classes during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Surveys were developed with the aim of examining students’ and instructors’ experiences with online/remote delivery…

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E-book: Making Sense of a Global Pandemic: Relationship Violence & Working Together Towards a Violence Free Society – Kwantlen

This free e-book looks at relationship violence within the context of COVID-19. It also specifically focuses on violence in Indigenous communities, refugee/immigrant communities, LGBQT2S1A+ relationships, post-secondary institutions and the workplace.

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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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IPW – Report “Fostering Safe Spaces for Dialogue and Relationship-Building Between Newcomers and Indigenous Peoples”

“Fostering Safe Spaces for Dialogue and Relationship-Building Between Newcomers and Indigenous Peoples” report, by the Immigration Partnership Winnipeg (IPW), has been launched. The main recommendation is to provide an orientation tool kit that contains information about Indigenous history and culture, and treaties, while facilitating discussions about stereotypes, telling positive stories about Indigenous communities and listing…

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Migration 2030: Challenges and Opportunities for Canada and the World – Conference presentations

The Migration 2030 conference took place on February 20 and 21, 2020.  The conference launched Ryerson’s Canada Excellence Research Chair (CERC) in Migration and Integration into a critical conversation on the outlook for migration for the next decade. Over the two days, participants examined the challenges and concerns surrounding the governance of migration in Canada…

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Report launch – “Assisting Renters: Manitoba’s Rent Assist”

The online launch of “Assisting Renters: Manitoba’s Rent Assist” in the Context of Canada’s National Housing Strategy was on April 15, 2020. A video of the launch is now available “Assisting Renters Launch Video” Assisting Renters: Manitoba’s Rent Assist in the Context of Canada’s National Housing Strategy Rent Assist — a Manitoba rent supplement program…

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Settlement 2.0: How might we best leverage technology and innovation to facilitate settlement outcomes for newcomers?

In 2018, PeaceGeeks received funding from IRCC to develop a vision and action plan for exploring how technology and innovation can best facilitate settlement outcomes for supporting newcomers. The intent is to provide a strategy for a brighter future for the sector that prioritizes empowering newcomers to be agents in their own settlement journey and…

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A Descriptive survey study of International students’ experiences studying at the University of Manitoba: Motivations, Challenges, Coping strategies and Supports

This is a Master thesis project by Jonathan Worae on international students’ experiences and challenges during their studies at the University of Manitoba. This thesis is submitted to the Faculty of Graduate Studies of The University of Manitoba in partial fulfillment of the requirements of the degree of Master of Arts in Sociology and Criminology…

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