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Toronto City Network Update-September 2018

The research team welcomes Andrea Bobadilla as the Graduate Research Coordinator for the study. As a multi-sector collaborative study, Andrea will be co-hosted by the Migrant Mothers Project at the University of Toronto and Access Alliance Multicultural Health and Community Services where she will assist with coordinating community engagement and research activities. Andrea brings with […]

Leadership update-September 2018

Hi Everyone This fall is beginning with a bang, so let me share the bad news first. The partnership meeting that had been planned for October 25 and 26, 2018 is postponed. The dates were no longer possible in Kitchener-Waterloo and the work involved in preparing the Midterm Review report makes it impossible to hold […]

Ottawa-Gatineau August City Network Update

Over the summer months, the Ottawa-Gatineau network welcomed two undergraduate work-study students at uOttawa who assisted the team with various research activities pertaining to our local projects: Lina El Bakir is a second year student in a joint program of Common Law and International Development and Global Studies; Somunachi Okee-Aguguo is an international student also […]

Kitchener-Waterloo May Update

BMRC-IRMU Partnership Updates Monthly Report  (on the 17th of every month) Do you have any update about meetings happening in your city network?   Our next KW City Network meeting is happening next May 31st. We will be discussing current efforts, the new research proposal and our newest member on the team. Do you have […]

Ottawa May City Network Update

BMRC-IRMU May 2018 Newsletter Ottawa-Gatineau city-network updates   Resilience and International Student Mobility: The Impact of Institutional Factors on Recruitment, Retention and Pathways to Permanent Status The research team met on May 9, 2018 to discuss progress to date and next steps. Louise Cockram (RA at Carleton U) has completed research examining the main legislative […]

Montreal May City Network Update

Rencontre du réseau de Montréal, le mercredi 16 mai 2018 à L’ÉAPC de l’université Concordia. Tous les partenaires y étaient. Nous avons présenté la nouvelle assistante de recherche, Anna Goudet, qui travaillera dans l’équipe de Vivons nos quartiers, et des membres prospectifs, Jill Hanley, professeure à l’école de travail social de MCGill University, et Elke […]

June Parnership Leadership Update

The partnership meeting on June 5 and 6, 2018 in Toronto was a true knowledge exchange with a large and diverse audience, exciting presentations, and provocative conversations. Presenters discussed the lessons learned from settling privately-sponsored and government-assisted Syrian refugees, the diverse and evolving nature of the Local Immigration Partnerships, and the histories of Montréal and […]

Ottawa City Network Update-April 2018

Professors Luisa Veronis and Brian Ray from the Department of Geography, Environment and Geomatics at the University of Ottawa welcome expressions of interest to fill 1-2 MA and/or 1 PhD student funded positions (eligibility limited to permanent residents / Canadian citizens) to work on a broad SSHRC Partnership project examining migration and resilience in Canadian […]

Kitchener -Waterloo April 2018 Update

Do you have any update about research activities in your city network? Key informant interviews are being carried out with representatives from community and government organizations in KW. These interviews will assist the project team to better understand the extent of gender-responsive support for temporary migrants in the region, to highlight successful initiatives and identify […]

March Steering Committee Update

Special Initiatives Travel Funds Policy A Special Initiatives travel funding envelope has been developed to facilitate the convening of partnership members across the City Networks and/or Ontario-Quebec to jointly showcase partnership research findings via workshops and panels at national and international conferences and develop new collaborative initiatives that clearly accomplish BMRC-IMRU partnership research and knowledge […]