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Migration  and  Resilience  in  York  Region:  Supporting  flexible  information  access  across  multiple  communities (webinar recording)
Published on: May 16, 2024
In this August 2021 Building Migrant Resilience in Cities webinar researchers presented a project that documents how access to information influenced collective resilience, settlement, and social inclusion among Yazidi refugees and Turkish-speaking refugee claimants in York Region.
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Datafication of borders and migration (webinar recording)
Published on: May 10, 2024
This May 2023 CERC in Migration and Integration workshop brought together scholars from different disciplines to introduce their research on digital technologies and datafication in migration and to discuss its ambivalent and contradictory role for migrants compared to refugees, as well as the unsettling consequences of the use of datafication in bordering and policymaking.
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The “integration business”: A radical critique on migration, development and reception services (webinar recording)
Published on: May 10, 2024
In recent years there has been significant discussion of the “migration infrastructure”, notably the networks, institutions and organizations that mediate migration trajectories. This April 2024 CERC in Migration and Immigration workshop takes a radical critical approach on to examining these concerns, looking at how provision of local migrant services, whether in border areas, or locations of settlement, give rise to a migrant “integration business”. 
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Socio-Economic Outcomes of Immigrants - What We Know, Where We Are Going, and Knowledge Gaps (webinar recording)
Published on: May 1, 2024
This presentation was part of the Pathways to Prosperity Preconference at International Metropolis in 2019. The presentation highlighted existing data sources for measuring integration outcomes at IRCC, as well as selected highlights of economic, social and health outcomes of immigrants, refugees and children of immigrants.
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Checking assumptions about technology and sector collaboration (survey results)
Published on: August 31, 2023
Earlier this year, Jennifer Chan and I surveyed the Canadian immigrant and refugee-serving sector to find out how you are doing, both individually and organizationally.  In today's post, we asked front-line workers and organizational leaders to agree/disagree with some statements.
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COVID & Canada’s Settlement Sector Follow-up Survey
Published on: March 4, 2023
Three years ago we surveyed the Canadian immigrant and refugee-serving sector during the first month of working remotely as a result of COVID-19. Take this follow-up survey to tell us how you are doing, both individually and organizationally.
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Gig platforms help immigrant care workers find jobs, but they are only a temporary solution (republished from The Conversation)
Published on: December 1, 2022
For internationally trained health-care professionals faced with unemployment and underemployment in the Canadian labour market, digital platforms offer the possibility of finding jobs in the industry they are trained in.
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We Were Here All Along - Canada's failed promise to immigrant women in STEM
Published on: October 6, 2022
TechGirls Canada (TGC), in collaboration with Prof. Nadia Caidi from the University of Toronto, conducted a two-year, Canada-wide analysis of the unique challenges visible minority and immigrant women face in finding employment in science, technology engineering and mathematics (STEM) occupations. Their report Workfinding and Immigrant Women’s Prosperity in STEM is based on the stories of 74 immigrant women across 13 provinces and territories. This video presents their stories in a poignant and direct way.
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Assessing your digital skills, and your organization's digital maturity
Published on: September 28, 2022
Assessing and building Immigrant and Refugee-serving sector staff and organizational digital capacity is an important goal to move the sector forward as we build a strategic and practical hybrid service delivery model. I've posted many resources around digital literacy and digital inclusion that have come out of the UK. Here are 2 that I recommend you try out for yourselves.
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