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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.



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 |

National Metropolis Conference

The 16th National Metropolis Conference, "Partnering for Success: Facilitating Newcomer Integration," will be held on March 13-15th in Gatineau, Quebec. The program, featuring several researchers from the Network, is now available. For all the details and to register, visit the conference website.

13 February 2014 - 9:48am |

International Migrant Day

Today, one Canadian out of five is foreign-born. The selection and the integration of these new comers is one of the key issue for the future of the country, and many researchers have examined these questions and still do. As an example among many others, Chunling Fu et Ross Hickey’s research indicates that the introduction of occupational regulation increases the participation of immigrants in these occupations. Also of interest, Ted McDonald’s webinar comparing the process of immigrant selection and occupational outcomes of International Medical Graduates in the US and Canada. For more research results, consult our online bibliography in the publication section.

18 December 2013 - 2:03pm |

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