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By Glenda Tibe Bonifacio, Julie L. Drolet

This ebook examines immigration to small towns all through Canada. It explores the unique demanding situations led to via the inflow of individuals to city groups which usually have below 100,000 citizens.

The essays are prepared into 4 major sections: partnerships, assets, and capacities; identities, belonging, and social networks; future health, politics, and variety, and Francophone minority groups. Taken jointly, they supply a accomplished, multi-disciplinary viewpoint at the modern realities of immigration to small city locations.

Readers will detect how diversified teams of migrants, immigrants, and Francophone minorities confront systemic discrimination; how cost businesses and companies boost designated techniques for negotiating constrained assets and embracing possibilities caused through altering demographics; and the way small towns work flat out to enhance inclusive groups and reply to social exclusions.

In addition, every one essay contains a case examine that highlights the subject lower than dialogue in a selected urban or quarter, from Brandon, Manitoba to the Thompson-Nicola area in British Columbia, from Peterborough, Ontario to the Niagara Region.

As a supplement to metropolitan-based works on immigration in Canada, this assortment deals a major measurement in migration reports that may be of curiosity to teachers, researchers, in addition to policymakers and practitioners engaged on immigrant integration and settlement.

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Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), formerly known as Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC), modernized Settlement Program includes all aspects of integration: to foster active and meaningful connections between newcomers and host communities and enable newcomers to develop a sense of belonging while helping communities better understand the interests and potential contributions of newcomers (Burr 2011). , 6). These partnerships bring together communities with the aim of developing strategic plans to address the opportunities and challenges associated with fostering inclusive and responsive environments and bring together multi-level collaborative Julie L.

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