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Victoria Esses

Victoria Esses is Professor of Psychology and Director of the Centre for Research on Migration and Ethnic Relations at the University of Western Ontario. She is Co-Chair and Principal Investigator of the Pathways to Prosperity Partnership. Her research focuses on immigration policy and practice, including public attitudes toward immigration and cultural diversity; promising practices in settlement and integration; factors promoting the settlement and integration of immigrants; and the measurement of community welcome-ability and immigrant outcomes. She has extensive experience conducting academic research in this area, as well as work for federal, provincial, and municipal governments and for the settlement sector. In 2010 she was awarded the Harold Crabtree Foundation Award in Public Policy Research.

Publications:

Integration Barriers and Information as a Solution: Report Based on Literature Covering 2005-2011 Inclusive
Integration Barriers and Information as a Solution: Report Based on Literature Covering 2005-2011 Inclusive
Published on: February 22, 2020
This report is a synthesis of recent literature on how information can be used to address settlement and integration barriers experienced by newcomers to Canada.
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BeyondTheBigCity
Beyond the Big City: How Small Communities Across Canada Can Attract and Retain Newcomers
Published on: August 18, 2019
The Public Policy Forum, in partnership with Pathways to Prosperity, conducted research to determine how newcomer attraction and retention could be enhanced to contribute to the success of smaller centres and less densely populated regions across Canada.
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Study of Innovative and Promising Practices Within the Immigrant Settlement Sector
Study of Innovative and Promising Practices Within the Immigrant Settlement Sector
Published on: June 22, 2012
This paper reportson a pan-Canadian study to examine innovative and promising practices by settlement service provider organizations.
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