Publications - Issues
Publications - Sector Capacity
Publications categorized as issues include research that is newcomer-facing.
These reports, articles, & studies are typically about newcomers, not the sector.
Often overlooked, but specific research related to accessibility/disability issues and challenges in newcomer communities.
Cities and Communities
Settlement is inherently local. Cities and towns are where newcomers settle. They are increasingly active actors in newcomer inclusion and settlement success.
Formal (voting, etc.) and informal civic engagement research and trends among newcomers.
Education and Skills
Mapping the skills and education newcomers bring, as well as research on access to education among youth and others.
Employment and Labour (credential recognition)
Employment and labour market experiences of newcomers, including credential recognition related to employment access, Bridging Programs, and more.
Looking at the "healthy newcomer effect" as well as broad themes related to newcomer health, including refugee health, interpretation/translation, cultural aspects of health provision, mental health.
Housing and Homelessness
A focus on home ownership, rental trends, and housing discrimination.
Human Rights (racism, discrimination)
Human rights broadly defined as related to migration, but also highlighting technology, surveillance, and emerging human rights challenges in the digital age.
Differentiating research about immigrants vs refugees and asylum seekers.
Immigration & Immigration Policy/Studies
A bit meta, immigration studies about immigration and approaches to studying immigration.
Related to poverty and employment, specific research related to income inequality and specific issues related to newcomers.
Specifically related to newcomers learning about Canada's first nations, as well as building relationships between newcomers and Indigenous Peoples.
Information & Referral
Research on information and orientation approaches and how effective information provision impacts settlement and inclusion.
Interpretation & Translation
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Justice & Law
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Lesbia, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Queer newcomer research.
Newcomer Information Practice
Information and technology practice of newcomers, both pre-, during, and post-migration, including how these practices change over time during the settlement process.
Includes trends related to poverty and newcomers, as well as the racialization of poverty.
Refugee Claimants/Asylum Seekers
Making refugee/asylum claims, generally in country.
Government sponsored refugees, private sponsorship of refugees.
General research about newcomer settlement, inclusion, & integration.
Temporary Foreign Workers
TFWs, Seasonal Agricultural Workers, and more.
Women, girls, domestic violence, etc.
Youth and young adults.