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How Attractive Seven BC’s Cities to Immigrants? Report by The Conference Board of Canada 2014

January 31, 2015 – 11:52 am | 695 views

In the third City Magnets report, The Conference Board of Canada provides analysis the dynamics of city living for 50 Canadian municipalities, including six in BC. Like City Magnets II (2010), this report starts with …

2015 National Metropolis Conference: Broadening the Conversation: Policy and Practice in Immigration, Settlement and Diversity: March 2015

January 31, 2015 – 8:48 am | 769 views

The 17th National Metropolis Conference will focus on future immigration trends and policies and the challenges and opportunities that they create for Canadian society. The conference will include plenary panels with distinguished speakers and workshop …

PEACE, WAR AND ISLAM the BC Muslim Association

January 10, 2015 – 8:38 am | 644 views

This presentation will explore perceptions around Islam and violence. It is part of the BC Muslim Association’s “Campaign Against Violent Extremism.” The event will consist of a lecture by prominent Muslim speaker Mufti Aasim Rashid …

Immigrants who arrive in Canada before age 9 more likely to stay in school

May 19, 2014 – 11:39 am | 1,308 views

Children who immigrate to Canada as teenagers are much less likely to finish high school than those who come when they are younger, according to a CD Howe Institute report released today.
High school completion rates, …

What life at school is like for students with sexual or gender minority status?

May 17, 2014 – 6:00 am | 1,213 views

In 2011, Eagle Canada published a 145-page report titled: “EVERY CLASS IN EVERY SCHOOL. Final Report on the First National Climate Survey on Homophobia, Biphobia, and Transphobia in Canadian Schools”. The study involved surveying over …