by Florence Hwang in Regina Communities across Canada are ramping up their efforts to link their local settlement services to meet the needs of newcomers…View More Settlement Orgs Unite to Better Integrate Newcomers
by Andrew Griffith in Ottawa Robin Higham’s What Would You Say? … as guest speaker at the next Canadian citizenship ceremony is an anecdote-based approach…View More Integration Not Sole Responsibility of Newcomers
by Priya Ramanujam (@SincerelyPriya) in Scarborough, Ontario Several observers have noted that immigration is, generally, a non-partisan issue in Canada. That probably explains why it’s…View More Research Watch #7: Enclaves and Earnings
by Tazeen Inam in Mississauga, Ontario Forty-two-year-old Hoda Yasir is considered one of the most trusted and punctual house-cleaning ladies in the west part of…View More Successful Integration for Syrian Refugees
by Mahsa Bakhshaei (@mghezeli) in Montreal, Quebec Recently, four teenagers allegedly left Quebec to join extremist groups in Syria. Their departure prompts concerns about whether…View More Despite Discrimination, Arab-Muslim Youth Still Achieve Success in Quebec Schools
by Our Special Correspondent (@NewCdnMedia) Canada’s most seasoned academic on immigration, Prof. Jeffrey Reitz, suggests that the decision of the government to postpone and reduce…View More “Employers Likely to Always Have Limited Role in Immigrant Selection”
by Amrita Kumar-Ratta (@i_amrita_) Peel Region has always been my home. Born in Waterloo, I moved to the City of Brampton with my mother and younger…View More Diversity Charter Takes Root in Peel Region
Dr. Trygve Ugland, professor at Bishop’s University in Quebec, recently published a paper titled “Canada as an Inspirational Model: Reforming Scandinavian Immigration and Integration Policies,”…View More Canada Inspires Scandinavian Policy Rethink
by Andrew Griffith (@Andrew_Griffith) in Ottawa With the World Cup in Brazil coming to a close, it’s politically correct to ask, which team were you…View More Which Country Would You Die For?
by Andrew Griffith In any discussion about multiculturalism, pluralism or interculturalism, the question of balance between integration, or “fitting in” to the mainstream, and accommodation,…View More Reasonable Accommodation: What is Reasonable?