Reports & Publications


Confronting and Reimagining the Orientation of International Graduate Students: A Collaborative Autoethnography Approach

This paper uses lived experiences to critically examine the orientation of international graduate students at research-intensive Canadian universities. We, five co-authors, embody diverse ethnic, racial, sexual, religious, national, and gender identities, yet are all (or have been) international graduate students in Canada. Through collaborative autoethnography,…

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The Canadian Legal Problems Survey

Surveys about legal problems and needs are undertaken in countries around the world. In 2021, the Canadian Legal Problems Survey (CLPS) was conducted to identify the kinds of serious legal problems people face, how they attempted to resolve them, and how these experiences have impacted…

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Community Report: Stakeholder Perspectives on the Mental Health of Newcomer Young Men in Canada

The purpose of this study was to explore the perspectives of community stakeholders, specifically service providers and program leaders, on the mental health and unique mental health care needs of immigrant and refugee young men (under 25 years old) in Canada. Our primary objective was to better understand the mental health and mental health care needs of newcomer young men. In this study, newcomers broadly referred to individuals who moved to Canada within the last 10 years.

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Vulnerable Newcomers: Literature Search and Annotated Bibliography

In this project we investigate how the concept of vulnerability is used when discussing newcomers to Canada. Although many researchers use the term vulnerable when discussing newcomers to Canada, very few directly address what exactly this means, though this term is often used in describing…

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