Communities across Canada are ramping up their efforts to link their local settlement services to meet the needs of newcomers through the federal Local Immigration…View More Settlement Orgs Unite to Better Integrate Newcomers
Robin Higham’s What Would You Say? … as guest speaker at the next Canadian citizenship ceremony is an anecdote-based approach to understanding the rights and…View More Integration Not Sole Responsibility of Newcomers
Several observers have noted that immigration is, generally, a non-partisan issue in Canada. That probably explains why it’s not a topic of debate during this…View More Research Watch #7: Enclaves and Earnings
Forty-two-year-old Hoda Yasir is considered one of the most trusted and punctual house-cleaning ladies in the west part of Mississauga. Still, the Syrian-born refugee doesn’t…View More Successful Integration for Syrian Refugees
Recently, four teenagers allegedly left Quebec to join extremist groups in Syria. Their departure prompts concerns about whether we are doing an adequate job of…View More Despite Discrimination, Arab-Muslim Youth Still Achieve Success in Quebec Schools
Canada’s most seasoned academic on immigration, Prof. Jeffrey Reitz, suggests that the decision of the government to postpone and reduce reliance on employer participation in…View More “Employers Likely to Always Have Limited Role in Immigrant Selection”
Peel Region has always been my home. Born in Waterloo, I moved to the City of Brampton with my mother and younger sister when I…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
With the World Cup in Brazil coming to a close, it’s politically correct to ask, which team were you cheering for? With Canada not in…View More Which Country Would You Die For?
In any discussion about multiculturalism, pluralism or interculturalism, the question of balance between integration, or “fitting in” to the mainstream, and accommodation, or the mainstream…View More Reasonable Accommodation: What is Reasonable?