June 19, 2020

PIRS: Fresh Veggies for Newcomer Families

Earlier this year, PIRS embarked on a potential research project with the Institute for Sustainable Food Systems (ISFS) at KPU that looked into providing healthy food to newcomer […]
June 15, 2020

The Economic and Social Impacts of COVID-19 on Newcomers to Canada

Chaired by Jack Jedwab, the Chair of the COVID-19 Social Impacts Network, the May 1st Metropolis online conference will consist of two feature sessions. The first will […]
June 15, 2020

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on family well-being in Canada: A Presentation

During the COVID-19 pandemic, families in Canada have either been very close together or very far apart, sharing space or only accessible to one another using […]
June 9, 2020

AMSSA: Webinar: Mental Wellness &  Community Collective Care

The impacts of COVID-19 disproportionately affect vulnerable individuals and communities such as newcomers. A pandemic can be considered a collective trauma and some literature shows that living […]
June 7, 2020

Toolkit: IRMHP- Support the Mental Health of Immigrants and Refugees: A toolkit

  Building capacity to support the mental health of immigrants and refugees: A toolkit for settlement, social and health service providers by the Immigrant and Refugee Mental […]
February 6, 2020

Report – CAMH: Common mental health problems in immigrants and refugees – General approach in primary care

Recognizing and appropriately treating mental health problems among new immigrants and refugees in primary care poses a challenge because of differences in language and culture and […]