Canada is counting on immigrants to drive economic growth. Smaller urban communities can help take pressure off Canada’s most heavily populated regions by attracting and retaining newcomers.
Although English to speakers of other languages (Esol) is treated like any other subject, it can offer far more to those learners.
Understanding how hiring managers evaluate candidates can help us understand current hiring prejudices and, hopefully, help us overcome them.
Young adults are among the groups most adversely affected by the housing crisis. Foreign-born young adults, in particular, are disproportionately more likely to live in unaffordable housing.
Today’s immigrants — who mostly come from the Global South — face a system of ever more complex chutes and ladders when it comes to their status in Canada.
The Banyamulenge have been viewed as strangers in their own country – the violence targeting them revolves around this misconception.
A study of more than 200 social services and arts groups points to the severity of structural barriers.
Canada’s zero-emissions vehicle sales target will need hundreds of thousands of EV charging points to be installed in homes, workplaces, retail spaces and along highway corridors in the coming years.
Canada is sidelining qualified doctors while many Canadians struggle to find health care. Here’s what we can and must do better for internationally trained physicians.
Immigration targets can be useful and expedient for policymaking. In the public arena, they need to be more fully understood if immigration debates are to be based on reality.
Research finds that while some anti-immigration attitudes persist in Canada, no provinces significantly stand out for being more hostile to immigrants.
For immigrants to be a panacea for our demographic and economic challenges, they must be able to find skills-appropriate employment and settle into communities.
Alternative working arrangements like gig platforms might help immigrant workers find temporary work, but many care professionals are still unable to find permanent jobs in their industry.
Poorly regulated housing is leading to more greenhouse gas emissions through energy loss, increased energy requirements and greater exposure to weather extremes.
French has historically been a language of human rights. That’s why the Québec government should promote it as a tool of a human rights-based civic education, not force it on newcomers.
As Latin American communities continue to grow, universities must teach students about Latin America and Latinx communities in interdisciplinary ways.
As Canada offers international students additional pathways to residency, we must improve support and retention strategies if we expect students to contribute to our sustained growth.
People don’t give up their right to be mobile or their right to make decisions about their lives simply because they are forced to flee untenable circumstances.
Workshops that focus on the needs of one particular immigrant community improve mental health for parents and kids and provide an example for other programs to follow.
The number of immigrant voters is on the rise – and research shows that for young immigrants, social media is where they are primarily wading into politics.