Category Archives: Public Policy

  1. Precarious Migration in Canada and the ‘Ideal Migrant’

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    October 14, 2014 by ceris

    As in many industrialized nations, immigration policy in Canada has increasingly been showing a strong preference for the permanent settlement …
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  2. The European Court of Human Rights Supports Narrow Definitions of National Belonging

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    July 15, 2014 by ceris

    Immediately after France passed its 2010 ban on face coverings in the public sphere, a young woman, known by her …
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  3. 16th National Metropolis Conference

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    April 3, 2014 by ceris

    The 16th National Metropolis Conference was held in Gatineau, Québec, attracting over 400 attendees from the academic, policy, and non-profit …
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  4. Bridging the Gap: Newcomer Access to City Services

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    January 29, 2014 by ceris

    Among the many issues facing newcomers today, the lack of child care, inaccessible quality and affordable housing, and barriers to …
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  5. Innovative community health partnerships improve access to care for refugees

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    December 16, 2013 by ceris

    For many residents trying to find a primary care provider in Ontario the process can be long and frustrating. In …
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  6. 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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  7. Forging Forward Together: A reflection on CERIS evolution

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    May 9, 2013 by Yuko Sorano

    Where did we start? When CERIS was first launched in 1996 as a part of the Metropolis project, they said …
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