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Immigrant Retention in New Brunswick: An Analysis Using Linked Federal-Provincial Administrative Data


Authors: Ted McDonald, PhD; Pablo Miah, MA, MSc. Year of Publication: 2021 In 2019, an NB-IRDT study (Leonard et al.) estimated the retention rates of immigrants who arrived in New Brunswick through the Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) between 2005 and 2017. This study is an update (2005-2018) and an extension to the previous report, as […]

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September 10, 2021


Association for New Canadians – Evolution of a Language Program


Author: Barbara L. Mulcahy Year of Publication: 2015 This article provides insight into the effectiveness of the Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC) program in one settlement agency in Newfoundland and Labrador. Findings highlight instructor and administrator perceptions of LINC learners as a very diverse group with myriad needs. Findings further suggest the importance […]

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Two sides of the same coin: Factors that support and challenge the wellbeing of refugees resettled in a small urban center


Authors: Rowan El-Bialy, Shree Mulay Year of Publication: 2015 This ethnographic study examines the impact of place-related determinants on the sense of wellbeing experienced by refugees resettled in a small urban center. The paper reports on the results of in-depth interviews that were conducted with ten former refugees in St. John’s, Canada. We found that […]

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Issues in Providing English as a Second Language Training to Refugees: Lessons from Newfoundland and Labrador


Author: Tony Fang, Kerri Neil, David R Brake, Halina Sapeha​ Year of Publication: 2018 This study examines barriers and potential solutions to learning English for newcomers from refugee backgrounds in Newfoundland and Labrador. Go To Publication

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The effect of COVID-19 on economic and social well being of newcomers to Nova Scotia and their access to settlement services


Author: Shadi Aljendi​ Year of Publication: 2021 In February and March 2021, an online survey of newcomers who arrived in Canada since 2018, and were living in Nova Scotia, was conducted to understand their well-being and access to integration services before and after the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown in March 2020. Some of these newcomers included […]

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August 16, 2021


Entering the Workforce in Halifax: Strategies and Coping Mechanisms Among the African Migrant Community


Author: Priscilla Armah Year of Publication: 2021 This study investigates the experiences of Sub-Saharan African migrants entering the job market in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Findings showed that they use strategies such as volunteering, multiple applications, course certification, networking and job fairs and job search engines, and sometimes settling for jobs with lesser qualifications and […]

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July 15, 2021


French-speaking immigrant teachers living in Francophone minority communities: Understanding and facilitating their professional integraion pathways


Author: Policy Research Branch, IRCC Year of Publication: 2020 This study documents the trajectories of French-speaking immigrants living in Francophone minority communities as they entered the educational profession. The data is from interviews with French-speaking immigrants in Vancouver, Northern Ontario, Ottawa, and Halifax. Generally successful in their program, the teaching practicum was a more sensitive […]

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July 8, 2021


Occupational Integration in Healthcare by French-speaking Immigrants Living in Minority Communities


Author: Policy Research Branch, IRCC Year of Publication: 2020 This report presents the results of a research project on the occupational integration of French-speaking immigrants in healthcare, in Francophone minority communities. This project examines the challenges faced by French-speaking immigrants working or pursuing a career in the health sector in Nova Scotia, Ontario and Alberta. […]

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Immigration in Newfoundland and Labrador


Author: Michael Clair Year of Publication: 2021 This report discusses the importance of immigration to address population decline and economic challenges experienced in Newfoundland and Labrador. Go To Publication

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June 25, 2021


Employer Attitudes Towards Hiring Newcomers and International Students in the Atlantic Provinces


Authors: Tony Fang, Jane Zhu, Alex David Wells Year of Publication: 2021 Based on a survey of 801 employers across the Atlantic provinces prior to the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, this study examines labour market conditions in Atlantic Canada and employer tendencies and attitudes towards hiring newcomers and international students. It also seeks to […]

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June 24, 2021


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Found 47 Results
Page 1 of 5

Immigrant Retention in New Brunswick: An Analysis Using Linked Federal-Provincial Administrative Data


Authors: Ted McDonald, PhD; Pablo Miah, MA, MSc. Year of Publication: 2021 In 2019, an NB-IRDT study (Leonard et al.) estimated the retention rates of immigrants who arrived in New Brunswick through the Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) between 2005 and 2017. This study is an update (2005-2018) and an extension to the previous report, as […]

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September 10, 2021


Association for New Canadians – Evolution of a Language Program


Author: Barbara L. Mulcahy Year of Publication: 2015 This article provides insight into the effectiveness of the Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC) program in one settlement agency in Newfoundland and Labrador. Findings highlight instructor and administrator perceptions of LINC learners as a very diverse group with myriad needs. Findings further suggest the importance […]

Tags: , , , ,


Two sides of the same coin: Factors that support and challenge the wellbeing of refugees resettled in a small urban center


Authors: Rowan El-Bialy, Shree Mulay Year of Publication: 2015 This ethnographic study examines the impact of place-related determinants on the sense of wellbeing experienced by refugees resettled in a small urban center. The paper reports on the results of in-depth interviews that were conducted with ten former refugees in St. John’s, Canada. We found that […]

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Issues in Providing English as a Second Language Training to Refugees: Lessons from Newfoundland and Labrador


Author: Tony Fang, Kerri Neil, David R Brake, Halina Sapeha​ Year of Publication: 2018 This study examines barriers and potential solutions to learning English for newcomers from refugee backgrounds in Newfoundland and Labrador. Go To Publication

Tags: , , ,


The effect of COVID-19 on economic and social well being of newcomers to Nova Scotia and their access to settlement services


Author: Shadi Aljendi​ Year of Publication: 2021 In February and March 2021, an online survey of newcomers who arrived in Canada since 2018, and were living in Nova Scotia, was conducted to understand their well-being and access to integration services before and after the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown in March 2020. Some of these newcomers included […]

Tags: , , , ,

August 16, 2021


Entering the Workforce in Halifax: Strategies and Coping Mechanisms Among the African Migrant Community


Author: Priscilla Armah Year of Publication: 2021 This study investigates the experiences of Sub-Saharan African migrants entering the job market in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Findings showed that they use strategies such as volunteering, multiple applications, course certification, networking and job fairs and job search engines, and sometimes settling for jobs with lesser qualifications and […]

Tags: , , , ,

July 15, 2021


French-speaking immigrant teachers living in Francophone minority communities: Understanding and facilitating their professional integraion pathways


Author: Policy Research Branch, IRCC Year of Publication: 2020 This study documents the trajectories of French-speaking immigrants living in Francophone minority communities as they entered the educational profession. The data is from interviews with French-speaking immigrants in Vancouver, Northern Ontario, Ottawa, and Halifax. Generally successful in their program, the teaching practicum was a more sensitive […]

Tags: , , , ,

July 8, 2021


Occupational Integration in Healthcare by French-speaking Immigrants Living in Minority Communities


Author: Policy Research Branch, IRCC Year of Publication: 2020 This report presents the results of a research project on the occupational integration of French-speaking immigrants in healthcare, in Francophone minority communities. This project examines the challenges faced by French-speaking immigrants working or pursuing a career in the health sector in Nova Scotia, Ontario and Alberta. […]

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Immigration in Newfoundland and Labrador


Author: Michael Clair Year of Publication: 2021 This report discusses the importance of immigration to address population decline and economic challenges experienced in Newfoundland and Labrador. Go To Publication

Tags: , ,

June 25, 2021


Employer Attitudes Towards Hiring Newcomers and International Students in the Atlantic Provinces


Authors: Tony Fang, Jane Zhu, Alex David Wells Year of Publication: 2021 Based on a survey of 801 employers across the Atlantic provinces prior to the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, this study examines labour market conditions in Atlantic Canada and employer tendencies and attitudes towards hiring newcomers and international students. It also seeks to […]

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June 24, 2021


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