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John Shields

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Pandemic Response Survey Results - OCASI Agency Management (2022)
Published on: May 5, 2022
The survey provides insights into the experience and reflections of managers in Ontario settlement agencies beyond the first wave of the pandemic.
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Pandemic Response Survey Results - OCASI Agency Frontline Workers (2022)
Published on: May 5, 2022
The survey provides insights into the experiences and reflections of frontline settlement workers in Ontario beyond the first wave of the pandemic that are critical to the sector itself and policymakers from all levels of government who are concerned with the integration of migrants.
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Migration and Resilience in Urban Canada - Why Social Resilience, Why Now (2021) - two racialized women walking their bikes in the city
Migration and Resilience in Urban Canada - Why Social Resilience, Why Now (2021)
Published on: November 27, 2021
Drawing on an extensive review of recent literature about resilience and integration, this paper evaluates a social resilience approach to the integration of newcomers in Canadian cities. The authors advocate a social resilience approach that acknowledges how institutions of all types play critical roles in newcomers’ efforts to establish their lives in new places, especially when faced with unanticipated events such as a global pandemic.
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The Political Economy of a Modern Pandemic: Assessing Impacts of COVID-19 on Migrants and Immigrants in Canada (2021)
The Political Economy of a Modern Pandemic: Assessing Impacts of COVID-19 on Migrants and Immigrants in Canada (2021)
Published on: August 21, 2021
This paper explores the COVID-19 crisis with a focus on immigration and migration in Canada using a political economy lens.
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The roles of government and non-governmental actors in settlement and integration in Quebec (2020)
Published on: August 11, 2020
Many actors have different rolesin these processes of welcoming and integrating immigrants to Canada. This report attempts to describe the operation of this sector in the province of Québec.
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COVID-19, Migration and the Canadian Immigration System: Dimensions, Impact and Resilience (2020)
COVID-19, Migration and the Canadian Immigration System: Dimensions, Impact and Resilience (2020)
Published on: July 30, 2020
This report identifies, documents and assesses the many ways that the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has been affecting migration, borders, immigrant populations, and Canada’s immigration and settlement system between March, 2020 and June, 2020.
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Resilience and the Immigrant Settlement Sector: A Consideration of the Place of Accountability and Performance Management (2020)
Resilience and the Immigrant Settlement Sector: A Consideration of the Place of Accountability and Performance Management (2020)
Published on: May 9, 2020
This report examines the theory, research and measurement frameworks informing evaluation strategies in the nonprofit sector and considering their impact on resilience related to immigrant settlement in Canada (2020).
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Are immigrant wages affected by the source of job search information? (2010)
Published on: March 28, 2010
What are the labour market outcomes – in this case defined as average hourly wages – for currently employed immigrants, based on the source of information used to find their job?
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