'Ethnocultural Communities’ Role in Supporting Newcomers to WinnipegResearchers: Jill Bucklaschuk1, Reuben Garang2, Janelle Gobin3, and Ray Silvius3 Affiliation: University of Guelph1, Immigration Partnership Winnipeg2, and University of Winnipeg3 Research Partner: Immigration Partnership Winnipeg (IPW) Keywords: Ethnocultural community organizations, integration, settlement, newcomer support, employment, funding, housing, language services, familiesJump to: Full Infographic, Methodology, Findings, Publications & ReportsSummaryObjective: To better [...]
The Impacts of Literacy and Numeracy on Earnings: Do Admission Categories Matter?Researchers: Richard Mueller1, Khuong Troung2, and Fariborz Birjandian3 Affiliation: University of Lethbridge1, McMaster University2, and Calgary Catholic Immigration Society3 Research Partner: Calgary Catholic Immigration SocietyKeywords: Refugees, refugee youth, settlement and integration of refugee youth, ethnocultural and political identities of refugee youth, citizenship and refugee youth, refugee [...]
Youth Newcomers' Educational ResistanceResearchers: Reza Nakhaie Affiliation: University of Windsor Research Partner: YMCA, Western OntarioKeywords: Youth Newcomers, Education, Educational resistance, Refugee, Refugee education, Self-control, Canada, Personality Traits, Families, BelongingJump to: Full Infographic, Methodology, Findings, Publications & ReportsSummaryObjective: To understand how personality traits, such as self-control, contribute to educational resistance among newcomer youth.Justification: Refugee youth have [...]
Immigrant and Refugee Settlement in Canada: Trends in Federal FundingResearchers: Jennifer Braun, Dominique ClémentAffiliation: University of AlbertaResearch Partner: Alberta Association of Immigrant Serving Agencies (AISSA)Keywords: Refugee, Immigrant, Settlement Support, Federal Funding, CanadaJump to: Full Infographic, Methodology, Findings, Publications & ReportsSummaryObjective: This research compares provincial landing rates and federal funding distribution for settlement and integration. It also examines [...]
Project Researchers Project Description IFSSA primarily serves newcomers and refugees, and was one of the primary responders to the Syrian refugee crisis in Edmonton. IFSSA has seen significant growth in demand for its services and is one of the largest food depots in the city (IFSSA distributes over 2500 hampers a [...]
Project Researchers Project Description Resettlement entails orientation across intersecting spaces: the personal, the familial, the social, the economic, and cultural. In each, refugee youth encounter challenges and opportunities. Partnered with the Immigrant Association of Nova Scotia (ISANS), this study focuses on ISANS’ Youth Life Skills Support (LSS) Program. Since 2013, [...]
Project Researchers Project Description This project has two interrelated objectives: first, to document and analyze the stratifying effects of immigration admission policies on the socioeconomic integration of refugees, differentiated by their entry program; second, to demonstrate the additional impacts of gender and age at arrival (or generation status) for [...]
Immigrant Wages in the Public and Private Sectors: How do these Compare to the Wages of the Canadian-born?
Project Researchers Project Description Immigrants are increasingly important source of labour in Canada, the result of an aging Canadian population and low domestic birth rates. Immigrants, however, do not tend to perform well in the labour market in terms of wages (Hou and Lu 2017). Coulombe et al. (2014) find that [...]
Legal status trajectories and socioeconomic experiences of refugee claimants in Canada. An exploratory study using administrative data.
Project Researchers Project Description Our objective is to address questions about legal status trajectories and the socioeconomic experiences of people who make refugee claims in Canada. How do they and their children fare compared to newcomers arriving through skilled and family class categories, as temporary residents or international students, and [...]
Project Researchers Project Description In recent years, the Newcomer Education Coalition (NEC), in cooperation with Immigration Partnership Winnipeg (IPW), has been engaged with the public school system in Winnipeg, Manitoba, to learn about the challenges facing refugee and newcomer youth within the education system and develop responses to better incorporate [...]