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Our Whole Society: Bridging the Religious-Secular Divide – Forum in Vancouver March 22-24, 2015

February 13, 2015 – 7:32 am | 1,025 views

What does it mean to build a “whole society”? What is the purpose of secularism, and what are its limits? How can we re-conceptualize the role of religion in Canadian public life? What is the …

Vancouver least welcoming of Canadian cities: Survey respondents were most likely to move to Vancouver for lifestyle reasons

February 6, 2015 – 7:50 pm | 768 views

Vancouver was ranked the least welcoming Canadian city in an HSBC survey released Thursday that polled immigrants about their relocation experience.
While 73 per cent of survey respondents said they found Vancouver a welcoming city, it …

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

January 31, 2015 – 8:48 am | 940 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 | 922 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 | 1,320 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 …