Category Archives: Economic

  1. Communication Challenges and Labour Market Integration of Skilled Migrants

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    June 2, 2014 by ceris

    Language matters in so many ways, especially in the case of migrants. The Language Matters conference, organized by York University’s …
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  2. Immigrant Youth and Homelessness in Finland: Challenges for the Multicultural Society

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    May 1, 2014 by ceris

    Finland’s Strategy to End Long-term Homelessness Long-term homelessness has fallen dramatically in the past twenty years in Finland. The government …
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  3. Settlement Service Work as a Second Occupation for Immigrant Professionals

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    January 8, 2014 by ceris

    “I know from my own experience what people go through as newcomers. While fighting for successful immigrant integration, I am …
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  4. International students in Toronto: in the middle of temporary and permanent

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    November 28, 2013 by ceris

    International students are recruited to come to Canada with the ‘carrot stick’ of permanent residence. The government is not shy …
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  5. Rights-based approach – a step towards protecting migrant workers?

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    November 14, 2013 by ceris

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    Over the last decade, Canada’s labour market increasingly relied on migrant workers who hold precarious temporary immigration status in Canada. …
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  6. Hard Lessons- Newcomers and Ontario Private Colleges

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    October 30, 2013 by ceris

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    Canadian newcomers often rely on private colleges in Ontario to get Canadian educational credentials. A new report produced by the …
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  7. Immigrant families are living in poverty in spite of working hard

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    August 14, 2013 by ceris

    Access Alliance recently released a new report titled Where are the Good Jobs? Ten stories of ‘working rough, living poor.’ …
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