race-based data

‘Colour-Blind’ Approaches to Data Collection Amplifies Marginalization of BIPOC Canadians

Having lived in both Canada and the U.S., columnist Peter Uduehi writes that Canadians don’t like to talk about race and racial divisions. What impact does this have on public policy making?

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Newcomers Among Hardest Hit During Pandemic, Research Shows

While Canadians from across the country have felt the economic impact of COVID-19, a new study from the Association of Canadian Studies (ACS) explains how the pandemic has been especially painful to new Canadians. The…

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Research Watch #7: Enclaves and Earnings

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 current federal election campaign. But, it’s safe to say that…

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Stats Show Hate Crimes are Down, but Many Remain Unconvinced

The National Council of Canadian Muslims (NCCM) is urging elected officials to do more to combat hate crimes. This is despite a Statistics Canada report, released this week, which revealed a 17 per cent drop…

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