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

January 31, 2015 – 8:48 am | 767 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 …

Express Entry System: More discretionary power for Canadian Government

January 3, 2015 – 10:34 am | 754 views

The government is granting itself more discretionary power to decide who gets permanent residency in Canada through a new Express Entry system that will fast-track applications for the most desirable economic immigrants and allow Ottawa …

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 …

An article in PLAN Canada: Contemporary Practices in Social Planning

May 14, 2014 – 6:06 am | 2,283 views

Lessons from Comprehensive Social Plan Development
by Angeles, L., O. Shcherbyna, and J. Foster
PLAN Canada, Spring 2014 issue. Vol. 54 No. 1
Canadian municipalities have increasingly become responsible for social service delivery and infrastructure maintenance since the …

Canada must see immigration as a competitive edge – Gordon Nixon says

May 12, 2014 – 6:48 am | 1,510 views

Diversity and immigration are important parts of Canada’s past, present and future.
Canadians have built a prosperous and civil society, one rich in opportunity, that people of many different cultures call home. Our economic strength is …