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WES Weekly Roundup January 17, 2024
Published on: January 17, 2024
The weekly roundup includes research, stories, and events of interest to the Canadian immigration and settlement community. Includes: How Much Will Canada’s Population Grow? Nobody Knows, but We Can Predict Where It Goes, Most Canadians agree temporary foreign workers are important or somewhat important to Canada’s economy, The tricky problem of banning Canadian work experience requirements.
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WES Weekly Roundup January 10, 2024
Published on: January 10, 2024
The weekly roundup includes research, stories, and events of interest to the Canadian immigration and settlement community. Includes: Canada’s population booms by 430K over 3 months. What’s behind the spike?, Immigration Minister to ‘rein in’ number of temporary foreign workers coming into Canada in 2024, and What’s behind the dramatic shift in Canadian public opinion about immigration levels?
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WES Weekly Roundup December 20, 2023
Published on: December 20, 2023
The weekly roundup includes research, stories, and events of interest to the Canadian immigration and settlement community. Includes: Canada to create citizenship path for undocumented immigrants, 97 statements of offence issued to 11 Quebec companies regarding temporary foreign workers, Co-Creating the Right to Adequate Housing in Canada, and After escaping war, thousands of Ukrainians want to stay in Canada permanently.
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WES Weekly Roundup December 13, 2023
Published on: December 13, 2023
The weekly roundup includes research, stories, and events of interest to the Canadian immigration and settlement community. Includes: Asylum Seekers: "It's up to the other provinces to do their part," says Quebec, Canada to limit study permits for international students, raise financial requirement, and Ottawa urged to create pathway for undocumented migrants to stay as deportations rise.
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WES Weekly Roundup December 6, 2023
Published on: December 6, 2023
The weekly roundup includes research, stories, and events of interest to the Canadian immigration and settlement community. Includes: ‘There’s going to be friction’: Two-thirds of Canadians say immigration target is too high, poll says, Is Canada losing ground as a preferred destination for Indian students?, HungerCount 2023: When is it enough?, More international students are seeking asylum in Canada, numbers reveal, and more.
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WES Weekly Roundup November 29, 2023
Published on: November 29, 2023
The weekly roundup includes research, stories, and events of interest to the Canadian immigration and settlement community. Includes: The Provincial Nominee Program: Retention in province of landing, Canada’s role in responding to Palestinian refugee crisis a potential ‘minefield,’ experts say, Ensuring financial sustainability for Ontario’s postsecondary sector, Federal government gives $7M to Peel Region for reception centre to welcome asylum seekers, and more.
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WES Weekly Roundup November 22, 2023
Published on: November 22, 2023
The weekly roundup includes research, stories, and events of interest to the Canadian immigration and settlement community. Includes: Canada needs a lot more immigrants, almost double the current rate in the long run: RBC, Opinion: Competency-based approach will modernize immigration system, Climate Migration 101: An Explainer, Ottawa opens applications to humanitarian pathway for 11,000 migrants from Haiti, Venezuela, Colombia, and more.
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WES Weekly Roundup November 16, 2023
Published on: November 16, 2023
The weekly roundup includes research, stories, and events of interest to the Canadian immigration and settlement community. Includes: Gaza evacuees in Canada will need mental-health, housing supports: refugee council, Ontario to ban employers from requiring Canadian work experience in job postings, Labour Market Outcomes of Immigrants in Ontario and its Major Cities.
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WES Weekly Roundup November 9, 2023
Published on: November 9, 2023
The weekly roundup includes research, stories, and events of interest to the Canadian immigration and settlement community. Includes: The Leaky Bucket A Study of Immigrant Retention Trends in Canada, The conversation around immigration in Canada is shifting, As migrants take deadly risks for better lives, Canada and the U.S. must do much more.
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