Statistics Canada recently released a series of reports analyzing key results from the 2016 Census, including figures on immigration and ethnocultural diversity. The data paints a familiar picture of the Canadian social landscape – a landscape…View More Children of Immigrants: Changing the Face of Canada
Statistics Canada has released new data from the 2016 census that shows more than any other G8 country, Canada is a nation of immigrants. One in five Canadians (21.9 per cent to be exact) were…View More Closing the Immigrant Wage Gap: Is Speaking English Important?
A proposed plan to track the admission categories of immigrants who respond to Canada’s newly reinstated long-form census could help fill gaps of information about Canada’s newcomers. Current admission categories refer to programs under which…View More Immigration Researchers Praise Return of Long-Form Census
The number of Muslims in Canada is not nearly what Canadians imagine it to be. In the aftermath of this month’s terrorist attacks in France, last week The Economist reviewed the gap between the imagined…View More The Case of Canada’s Imaginary Muslims
“The world we inhabit is a world of representation. Media do not merely present a reality that exists ‘out there;’ nor do they simply reproduce or circulate knowledge. As active producers of knowledge, media construct…View More The Invisibility of Canada’s Diversity
One of Canada’s most authoritative voices on immigration and demographic trends is worried that the abandoning of the long-form census will prevent experts like him from answering this crucial question: are ethnic enclaves also hotbeds…View More Canadians “flying blind” on census
If you have not been watching MTV lately, the data from the 2011 National Household Survey (NHS) released by Statistics Canada would have come as a shock. Especially if you haven’t stepped out of Atlantic…View More Canada continues to be a settler society
Multiculturalism is a cornerstone of our understanding of Canada and has been so for at least the last 40 years. We have generally been good at integrating immigrants, no mean feat given that we have…View More The Third Opinion: Moving beyond multiculturalism