January 5, 2023

CYRRC – Report: The Labour Market Vulnerabilities of Refugees in Canada – The Impacts of Entry Programs

This study combined data from IRCC’s entry visa information and the 2016 census of population records. Researchers wanted to learn if different refugee groups have different […]
November 16, 2022

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada: Supplementary Information for the 2023-2025 Immigration Levels Plan

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada is pleased to release details on the Government of Canada’s Immigration Levels Plan for 2023-2025. Canada aims to welcome 465,000 new […]
November 10, 2022

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada: 2022 Annual Report to Parliament on Immigration

“The Annual Report to Parliament on Immigration is a requirement of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act. It provides the Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship […]
October 21, 2022

Statistics Canada – Report: Retention of government-assisted refugees in designated destinations: Recent trends and the role of destination characteristics

Refugees resettled in Canada as part of the Government-Assisted Refugees (GARs) Program are assigned to designated communities across the country. As the dispersion of refugees across […]
September 26, 2022

Journal Article – UBC Counselling & ISSofBC: Settlement-Integrated Refugee Mental Health

This journal article published in Canadian Psychology on settlement integrated refugee mental health program. This was a pilot program funded generously by the Lando Foundation at ISSofBC. […]
August 18, 2022

Social Policy Trends Report – Incomes of Refugees in Canada

This report is released by the University of Calgary – School of Public Policy. “This is the second report in the Social Policy Trends series to […]
July 25, 2022

Report: UNHCR’s Global Trends

At the end of 2021, the total number of people worldwide who were forced to flee their homes due to conflicts, violence, fear of persecution and […]
July 24, 2022

Report: An undergraduate medical education framework for refugee and migrant health – Curriculum development and conceptual approaches

International migration, especially forced migration, highlights important medical training needs including cross-cultural communication, human rights, as well as global health competencies for physical and mental healthcare. […]
July 20, 2022

CYRRC Report – Stories of Settlement – Sharing research and experience from diverse perspectives

The Child and Youth Refugee Research Coalition (CYRRC) is a nationwide alliance of academics, community partners and government agencies working to promote the successful integration of […]
June 28, 2022

CYRRC – Promoting the Health of Separated Refugee Youth: Policy Implications

This document provides evidence-informed policy recommendations for amendments in Canadian refugee and immigration policy, based on a Social Determinants of Health model. A systematic literature review […]
April 26, 2022

Report: Assessing Virtual Mental Health Access for Refugees during the COVID-19 Pandemic Using the Levesque Client-Centered Framework

Abstract During the COVID-19 pandemic, mental health services rapidly transitioned to virtual care. Although such services can improve access for underserved populations, they may also present […]
March 24, 2022

Report by Kinbrace – From Humanitarian to Human: Changing the Way We Welcome Refugee Claimants

From Humanitarian to Human – Changing the Way We Welcome Refugee Claimants is a community-based research project led by the guiding question: “What would a values-based, human-centered, […]
February 24, 2022

Report: 2020-21 Departmental Results Report – Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada’s (IRB)

In 2020–21, the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada’s (IRB or the Board) Growth and Transformation Agenda positioned the Board for success in the face of […]
February 23, 2022

Report: Refugee status and country of origin shape the economic outcomes of newcomer children later in life

This research conducted by Yoko Yoshida from Western University and Jonathan Amoyaw, and Rachel McLay of Dalhousie University conducted this research to explore the long-term effect […]
January 28, 2022

Report: Canadian Health Personnel Attitudes Toward Refugee Claimants’ Entitlement to Health Care

The attitudes toward refugee claimants’ access to healthcare among Canadian health care personnel are influenced by multilevel factors, including institutional and societal culture. A research paper analyzed […]
December 14, 2021

Expanding Refugee Pathways to Canada: Strategies for Welcoming Afghan and Other Refugees

A paper of the CERC in Migration & Integration recommends strategies for implementing the new Afghan resettlement programs and strengthening the impact of the Economic Mobility Pathways […]
November 16, 2021

Environics Institute: Canadian Public Opinion about Immigration and Refugees – Fall 2021

What do Canadians think about immigration and refugees today, and how has this changed over the past year? As part of its Focus Canada public opinion […]
August 31, 2021

Settlement Outcomes Highlights: Report Summary Findings from IRCC’s First Settlement Outcomes Report 2021

The Settlement Outcomes Highlights Report is the first of its kind, providing high-level research and findings on the settlement outcomes of newcomers to Canada. The Highlights […]
August 4, 2021

CCPA – Report: Putting Home at the Heart of Refugee Resettlement

The culmination of a 5-year study based on interviews with recently arrived former refugees finds that securing good housing is a key part of successful settlement. […]
July 12, 2021

IOM Report: Digital Inclusion of Refugees Resettling to Canada – Opportunities and Barriers

There is now broad recognition that connectivity and access to digital tools and services are fundamental to inclusion and participation in society. The research study aims […]