Immigration & Migration

As a country of immigrants—and with future population growth dependent upon newcomers—immigration is an issue essential to Canada's future. Family and economic streams have been the main pillars of our immigration system. So what's the best balance for the future? And how can Canadians help other countries understand more about the movement of peoples the world over?

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1.Future of Work/ 2.Combating Hate (Vancouver Nov16)

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INVITATION to TWO ROUNDTABLES 9:30 – 11:30 am Roundtable on Combating Hate: Respecting diversity, overcoming discrimination and hate; 12:00–1:30 pm Roundtable on The Future of Work Preparing for the world of less full time jobs, the “Gig Economy”, high …

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From Colonialism to Multiculturalism – Clarke

By Anne C.D.Clarke

Introduction: It is inconceivable to visualise that I have been in Canada so long that I can recall various significant milestones in the history of Canada, such as our multiculturalism policy, immigration and refugee policy, the repatriation of the Co …

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Multiculturalism: Evolution & Challenges – Griffith

By Andrew Griffith

MULTICULTURALISM IN CANADA: EVOLUTION, EFFECIVENESS AND CHALLENGES Our history, a complex and imperfect process of accommodation — between Indigenous peoples and French and then British settlers (English, Scottish and Irish), subsequently between Frenc …

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Redefining (and Revitalizing) Multiculturalism – Mock

By Dr. Karen Mock

Redefining (and Revitalizing) Multiculturalism* Karen R. Mock, Ph.D., C.Psych. On October 8, 1971, the policy of Canadian Multiculturalism was declared in the House of Commons. Much has changed in this country since then, and we have come from the euph …

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Racism: What’s happening? Where to from here?(Mar21)

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ROUNDTABLE ON RACISM WHAT IS GOING ON? WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE? REPORT: Roundtable on Racism What is going on? Where do we go from here? Tuesday, March 21, 8:00 am to 11:00 am Canadian Museum of History (Douglas Cardinal Room), Gatineau This Roundtabl …

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Majority of extreme poor are female, OXFAM

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The majority of the 1.2 billion people living in extreme poverty are women and girls. Systematic gender discrimination is a major cause of poverty. Oxfam Canada believes that ending global poverty begins with women’s rights. Women today: •Make up two-t …

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A Cdn Research Council on Social, Cultural & Econ Health

By Terrance Hunsley, Senior Fellow, The Pearson Centre

We could take a lesson from the health system. Over the past four decades, the federal government, with provincial involvement, has invested in health research, health information systems, performance evaluation and innovation. Those investments are pa …

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NEW REPORT: Canada-India according to the High Commissioners (Oct. 20)

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(Picture: David Lametti, MP; High Commissioner Nadir Patel; High Commissioner Vishnu Prakash; Andrew Cardozo; Sandra Pupatello) PROGRAM (Report follows Program) “Roundtable with the High Commissioners” on Canada-India Relations and Trade Keynote speake …

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REPORT: Immigration, #Econ4Tmro: John McCallum

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Co-Hosted by the Pearson Centre for Progressive Policy and the Toronto Region Board of Trade Keynote: Honourable John McCallum, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Chair: Sandra Pupatello, Co-Chair #Econ4Tmro, Pearson Centre; and Strategi …

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