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WES Weekly Roundup September 20, 2023
Published on: September 20, 2023
The weekly roundup includes research, stories, and events of interest to the Canadian immigration and settlement community. Includes: Poll finds more than half of Canadians want fewer immigrants than Ottawa’s target, Hidden Talent: Unlocking the Employment Potential of Newcomer Youth in the Toronto Region, Canada on pace to build fewer — not more — homes by 2030 target: CMHC.
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WES Weekly Roundup September 13, 2023
Published on: September 13, 2023
The weekly roundup includes research, stories, and events of interest to the Canadian immigration and settlement community. Includes: Ottawa mulls fast-tracking international study permits for ‘trusted’ universities, colleges, UN envoy links temporary foreign worker program to ’contemporary forms of slavery’, Newcomers still being turned away from main shelter system, city confirms, Stopping immigration won’t fix Canada’s housing Crisis, and more.
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WES Weekly Roundup September 6, 2023
Published on: September 6, 2023
The weekly roundup includes research, stories, and events of interest to the Canadian immigration and settlement community. Includes: This Canadian province wants to pick immigrants based on their nation. Is that fair, or a ‘slippery slope’?, We're welcoming record numbers of international students. Here's how they got caught up in the housing crisis, StatsCan to change how it counts non-permanent residents, ‘Just treat us like humans’: Temporary foreign workers in BC ride for rights, protections, and more.
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WES Weekly Roundup August 30, 2023
Published on: August 30, 2023
The weekly roundup includes research, stories, and events of interest to the Canadian immigration and settlement community. Includes: Internationally educated health care professionals in Canada: Sociodemographic characteristics and occupational distribution, Refugees in limbo because of growing use of tool to strip permanent residency, Quebec rejects cap on student visas floated by Ottawa to address housing crisis, More Canadian agricultural producers denounce 'mass' foreign worker application rejections, and more.
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WES Weekly Roundup August 23, 2023
Published on: August 23, 2023
The weekly roundup includes research, stories, and events of interest to the Canadian immigration and settlement community. Includes: Federal government should look at cap on student visas, Housing Minister Sean Fraser says, Canada: rejected students offered new places, Study: Canadian postsecondary education and labour market outcomes of 2010 economic immigrants to Canada, Two years after Kabul's fall, Ottawa considering expansion of Afghan immigration program, A tale of two refugee systems in Canada, and more.
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WES Weekly Roundup August 18, 2023
Published on: August 18, 2023
The weekly roundup includes research, stories, and events of interest to the Canadian immigration and settlement community. Includes: Temporary Foreign Program’s new Recognized Employer Pilot, Hundreds of international students scrambling after Ontario college revokes acceptance letters, Two years on, what has happened to Afghan evacuees?, An Evaluation of Policy Responses to Refugee Resettlement in Rural Canada, and more.
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WES Weekly Roundup August 11, 2023
Published on: August 11, 2023
The weekly roundup includes research, stories, and events of interest to the Canadian immigration and settlement community. Includes: Balancing Canada’s Pop in Population, Investing in the Future: Higher Ed Should Give Greater Focus to Growing Immigrant-Origin Student Population, Canada announces the first-ever Express Entry invitations for newcomers with experience in the trades, and more.
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WES Weekly Roundup August 2, 2023
Published on: August 2, 2023
The weekly roundup includes research, stories, and events of interest to the Canadian immigration and settlement community. Includes: The Provincial Nominee Program: Its expansion in Canada, Understanding under-representation in Canada's labour market: An analysis of definitions and approaches, More and more asylum seekers are coming to Canada. Is it enough to stem a global tide of refugees?, Canada doubles resettlement spaces for human rights defenders, Navigating the housing crisis: A comparison of international students and other newcomers in a mid-sized Canadian city, and more.
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WES Weekly Roundup July 26, 2023
Published on: July 26, 2023
The weekly roundup includes research, stories, and events of interest to the Canadian immigration and settlement community. Includes: Alberta, and the rest of Canada, are woefully unprepared for the coming immigration boom, What’s the Right Number of Newcomers to Welcome to Canada?, Canada Announces New $212m Funding for Interim Housing Assistance Program for Refugees, Paying it forward: A P.E.I. program helps newcomers build community and get established, and more.
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