While immigrants arrive in Canada often healthier than their Canadian-born counterparts, data shows that over time and generations, immigrant health tends to decline faster than the average Canadian. Health outcomes in immigrant populations are often affected by various factors, including but not exclusive to language proficiency, ethnicity, immigrant classification, and education. To better understand thisContinue reading “The Health Paradox of Immigrants in Canada”
This is the fourth episode of the BTH Insight Series, where we examine various policy topics within the hour. Topics discussed include the Rohingya crisis with Jonah Kotzer interviewing former Ontario premier Bob Rae, and Tony Yin on immigration policy with University of Toronto Associate Professor Phil Triadafilopoulos. The Rohingya Crisis in Myanmar Bob Rae was theContinue reading “BTH Insight Series Ep. 4: The Rohingya Crisis and Immigration Policy in Western Liberal Democracies”
The significant growth in LGBTQ rights organizations around the world has led to advances in LGBTQ rights and calls for further changes. However, there has also been increase in systemic discrimination and violence against LGBTQ populations in certain regions around the world. It is illegal to be gay in over 75 countries around theContinue reading “Rainbow Refuge: LGBTQ Refugees in Canada”
In collaboration with the United States of America Consulate in Toronto, we sat down with Chief Scott Renner to discuss the visa application process and some important things you should know. Mo Yaghi, Host Emilie De Monte, Technical Producer Nirmalan Vijeyakumar, Executive Producer Photo Credit Flickr/CC BY-NC-ND 2.0
Earlier this year, the government of Canada launched Express Entry, a new immigration system that replaces the former points system, which brought in skilled immigrants through a first come, first served basis. Express Entry uses a comprehensive ranking system that allocates potential candidates points for skills, work experience, language ability, education and other transferable factors.Continue reading “Immigration in Canada: Express Entry”
Canada is one of the largest immigrant receiving nations in the world, and one with a longstanding dedication to the principle of multiculturalism. What makes immigrant inclusion and integration successful in some places versus others? We take a deeper look at this issue with expert guests from the not-for-profit, public, and academic spheres.
Canada is one of the largest immigrant receiving nations in the world, and one with a longstanding dedication to the principle of multiculturalism. What makes immigrant inclusion and integration successful in some places versus others? We take a deeper look at this issue with expert guests from the not-for-profit, public, and academic spheres: Debbie Douglas,Continue reading “Immigration in Ontario”