Category: Research

Pathways to Prosperity (P2P) – a partnership between service providers and researchers

Pathways to Prosperity (P2P) is an alliance of university, community, and government partners dedicated to fostering welcoming communities and promoting the integration of immigrants and minorities across Canada. Their website includes a research library of recent papers about immigration-related issues, videos, media links and information about their annual conference.

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Resource Link: http://p2pcanada.ca/

RDI: Immigration in 5 Rural Manitoba Communities with a Focus on Refugees

In November 2015, a national resettlement initiative was undertaken to resettle 25,000 Syrian refugees  cross Canada. Since November 4th, 2015 the Government of Canada has welcomed more than 29,700 Syrian refugees (August 1st, 2016) and the commitment to resettling more refugees to Canada is continuing in 20161. More than 1000 Syrian refugees have resettled in…

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RDI: Immigration Settlement Services and Gaps in Citizenship and Immigration Canada’s Western Region

Significant research efforts have focused on examining settlement services in large centres across Canada. With more immigrants selecting small centres and rural areas, this project is intended to inventory the extent to which settlement services exist in selected communities across Western Canada (British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba) and to identify gaps, barriers and needs….

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Research – Immigrant and Refugee Settlement in Canada: Trends in Federal Funding

This is the research from Jennifer Braun (the King’s University) and Dominique Clément (the University of Alberta), in partnership with the Alberta Association of Immigrant Serving Agencies (AISSA), compares provincial landing rates and federal funding distribution for settlement and integration. The study also examines federal funding for immigrant Service Providing Organizations (SPOs). Primary sources for…

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Research: “Retention Rates -Do refugees stay in the province where they land?”

Researchers: Yoko Yoshida, Jonathan Amoyaw and Rachel McLay Affiliation: Dalhousie University and the University of Saskatchewan This report looks at retention in Nova Scotia, Manitoba, Alberta, and British Columbia. Figures are generated from IMDB data that have been made publicly available by Statistics Canada. This report provides an example of what can be learned through the creation…

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