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John Shields-Update September 2019

John has been teaching at Ryerson for some 31 years and is a past Director of CERIS, has served as an Interim Director of the Ryerson Centre for Immigration and Settlement, and was Managing Editor of the Journal of International Migration and Integration (2009-2012). He is currently Board Chair of ACCES Employment, a non-profit employment […]

The neighborhood study: Update September 2019

Project summary and updates September 2019 Prepared by Luisa Veronis, Ottawa-Gatineau The role of neighbourhood context in shaping migrant resilience: a comparative study of three neighbourhoods in Ottawa-Gatineau What is the objective of this project? The aim of this qualitative study is to examine the role of neighbourhoods in shaping migrants' resilience. In particular, the […]

New Members of the Partnership

Dr. Michael Haan Dr. Michael Haan, Canada Research Chair in Migration & Ethnic Relations, Academic Director of the Statistics Canada Research Centre, and Director of the Collaborative Program in Migration and Ethnic Relations at Western University is a sociologist who uses ‘big data’ to study some of Canada’s most important social issues. He has extensive […]

Leadership update-September 2019

Hi Everyone, September brings the beginning of the school year when the pace of activity suddenly accelerates. This is also true for the partnership. Please SAVE THE DATE for the next partnership meeting that is tentatively planned for January 23, 2019 in Windsor. We anticipate that members of working groups and research projects can meet […]

May 2019 PI update

I know everyone joins me in welcoming Chedly Belkhodja, our colleague and co-investigator, who has returned from leave; you can put his email back in your address book. I also want to welcome Paul Bachellerie whom many of you met at the Kitchener-Waterloo meeting. Joining us from École Nationale des Travaux Publics de l'État at […]

Comings and going-February 2019

Dr.  Carla Angolu-Pasel has a background in gender and migration and recently completed her Ph.D. in Global Governance at the Balsillie School of International Affairs.  Her primary role will be to co-ordinate the partnership’s development of a Gender Capacity Building guide/tool.   An expert on security issues, Dr. Chris Hendershot holds a PhD in Political Science from […]

Villes  sanctuaires  au  Canada:  pratiques,  besoins  et  politiques

Quel est l’objectif de ce projet?Ce projet vise à mieux comprendre les pratiques officielles et informelles associées à la notion de sanctuaire au Canada et, surtout, à soutenir les acteurs de terrain dans la mise en œuvre de telles pratiques. Bien que l’expression « ville sanctuaire » soit « hautement évocatrice, il n’en existe pas de définition univoque [...]

Toronto city network October update

Update about meetings happening in our city network   John Shields was part of a small group of Ryerson University faculty that met on September 18th with a delegation from the Public Employment Service in Sweden led by Mikael Sjöberg, Sweden’s Director General in Toronto. The main purpose of the visit was to gain knowledge […]

Montreal city network October update

Update about research activities Nous somme en train de finaliser le rapport de la phase 1 du projet Vivons nos quartiers, en collaboration avec les partenaires de la recherche, la TCRI et Centraide du Grand Montréal. Un résumé de recherche relatant ces permiers résultats sera publié sous peu. Update on Knowledge mobilization activities(Publications, events)  Conférence […]