Knowledge Mobilization for Settlement

The more we share, the more we know. The more we know, the more we can do. Together.

Most Recent Blog Posts

An interview with Abby David – collaboration during a pandemic
An interview with Abby David – collaboration during a pandemic
Posted on: September 21, 2020
Earlier this Summer I learned that the New Brunswick Multicultural Council (NBMC) had been doing some innovative coordinating work with member agencies after everyone pivoted to remote work. I was curious about their work with member agencies to develop policies and tools and share best practices. In this conversation Abby David shares how NBMC worked together as a provincial sector and what the fruits of that work have been.
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Covid-19 and Digital Disruption: Can Technology Save Us? (webinar recording)
COVID-19 and Digital Disruption: Can Technology Save Us? (webinar recording)
Posted on: September 17, 2020
Digital technologists moved very quickly to suggest this was yet another social problem ripe for 'digital disruption'. But how effective are such digital efforts in solving social problems? Are apps the answer to decades of inequality?
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An interview with Laura Mannix – innovation is in our sector’s DNA
An interview with Laura Mannix – innovation is in our sector’s DNA
Posted on: September 9, 2020
I spoke with Laura to talk about her work bringing social innovation culture into her organization, as well as how DIVERSECity has been able to pivot remotely. We talk about what all of that has meant for the kind of community work that they do and how it relates to newcomer and community engagement as well.
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Most Recent Publications

BRMC Research snapshot - Gender and Resilience Among Temporary Migrants in Waterloo Region (2020)
Posted on: September 21, 2020
The project identified challenges that affect temporary migrants because of their gender and status, focusing on both individual- and system-level resilience.
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Digital tools for migrant and refugee integration in IGC states 2020
Digital tools for migrant and refugee integration in IGC states 2020
Posted on: September 21, 2020
The paper includes examples of how more advanced technologies could be used to improve integration outcomes in Intergovernmental Consultations on Migration, Asylum and Refugees (IGC) States.
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Immigration and Firm Productivity: Evidence from the Canadian Employer-Employee Dynamics Database (2020)
Immigration and Firm Productivity: Evidence from the Canadian Employer-Employee Dynamics Database (2020)
Posted on: September 14, 2020
This study examines the empirical relationship between immigration and firm-level productivity in Canada.
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Most Recent Promising Practices

Culturally Responsive Accommodations for Family Violence
Culturally Responsive Accommodations for Family Violence
Posted on: September 8, 2020
The Culturally Responsive Accommodations for Family Violence program supports newcomer families involved with Children’s Services,where there is a concern relating to family violence that requires a separation.It seeks to reduce family violence within newcomer families, increase child safety,and decrease the need for systems intervention.
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Community Broker Strategy
Posted on: September 8, 2020
The goal of the Community Broker Strategy is to facilitate the collective voice and action of ethno-cultural communities toward full civic participation and integration.
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Academic and Economic Integration of Immigrants
Academic and Economic Integration of Immigrants
Posted on: September 8, 2020
The Economic Integration in Emerging Sectors program was launched in late 2016 to support the economic integration of newcomers and to help fill a labour shortage in the technology sector. The Economic Integration in Emerging Sectors program is a free coding skills“bootcamp” for newcomers that is taught by industry experts.
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