Reports & Publications


Settlement of Newcomers to Canada

This collection of articles will raise awareness—within the social work profession, contribute to knowledge and skills for practice, and promote the roles and functions of social work among the policy makers and practitioners in the field of immigrant and refugee settlement […]

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Local Immigration Partnership Councils: A Promising Canadian Innovation

It is in this evolving context of immigration policy challenges and opportunities that the Local Immigration Partnership Councils (LIPs) introduced through the 2005 Canada-Ontario Immigration Agreement (COIA) represent an important and timely Canadian innovation.  The rest of this paper elaborates this point, analyzing the emergence…

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La Réorganisation de l’Établissement et de l’Intégration

La présente étude a été commandée par l’ACSEI‐CISSA, l’Alliance canadienne du secteur de l’établissement des immigrants‐Canadian Immigrant Settlement Sector Alliance. Fondé en mars 2005, cet organisme a pour mandat de représenter le secteur de l’établissement des immigrants et de lui permettre de consacrer son savoir‐faire…

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WCI – LIP Research Workshop Report

Seventy participants attended the WCI-LIP research workshop.  Eight LIPs from within the Toronto area were represented. Nineteen LIPs from outside of the Toronto area were represented. In addition, three representatives from Ontario’s regional Francophone Immigration Networks attended, as well as one representative from the Ontario Ministry of Citizenship…

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Characteristics of a Welcoming Community

This report, commissioned by Citizenship and Immigration Canada, Integration Branch, provides a review of the current state of knowledge concerning welcoming communities. In order to prepare the description of key characteristics of a welcoming community and indicators of these characteristics, we conducted an extensive survey of the relevant scholarly…

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Caractéristiques d’une collectivité accueillante

Le présent rapport examine l’état actuel des connaissances concernant les collectivités accueillantes et fournit une description des caractéristiques clés d’une collectivité accueillante. Il est fondé sur une vaste étude de la documentation spécialisée et des rapports administratifs (fédéraux, provinciaux ou territoriaux et municipaux) et communautaires…

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