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Much of the research undertaken with data available through the CRDCN is related to immigration and the integration of newcomers. This section was developed to help you find relevant news, publications, and videos.



The Muslim Question in Canada

Congratulations to Abdie Kazemipur, author of The Muslim Question in Canada: A Story of Segmented Integration (UBC Press, 2014), who has been selected by the Canadian Sociological Association as the 2015 recipient of the John Porter Tradition of Excellence Book Award. In addition to receiving the award at a special ceremony on June 3, 2015, Abdie will be a keynote speaker at the CSA's 2016 annual meeting.

4 May 2015 - 4:31pm |

Call for Proposals: National Metropolis Conference

The 2015 National Metropolis Conference invites submissions for its 17th annual conference “Broadening the Conversation: Policy and Practice in Immigration, Settlement and Diversity” to be held in Toronto on March 26 to 28. The workshops should aim to facilitate dialogue and exchange between researchers, government, and community/private sector partners and explore issues that are national in scope or that can be compared across the provinces and territories. The new deadline to submit proposals is December 1.

25 November 2014 - 10:30am |

Two new papers on the impact of immigration

The Canadian Labour Market and Skills Researcher Network (CLSRN) recently released two working papers based on confidential microdata from various surveys available in the RDCs. Haimin Zhang (BCI RDC) analyses the relationship between immigration and crime rates in Canada in “Immigration and Crime: Evidence from Canada”, while Yigit Aydede (Atlantic RDC) investigates how location choices of native-born workers can be influenced by the conditions in both the potential destinations and the departure regions in “Immigration and Location Choices of Native-Born Workers in Canada”.

2 July 2014 - 11:51am |

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