By Glenda Tibe Bonifacio, Julie L. Drolet
This ebook examines immigration to small towns all through Canada. It explores the particular demanding situations caused through the inflow of individuals to city groups which usually have under 100,000 citizens.
The essays are equipped into 4 major sections: partnerships, assets, and capacities; identities, belonging, and social networks; well-being, politics, and variety, and Francophone minority groups. Taken jointly, they supply a finished, multi-disciplinary standpoint at the modern realities of immigration to small city locations.
Readers will become aware of how varied teams of migrants, immigrants, and Francophone minorities confront systemic discrimination; how cost enterprises and enterprises enhance exact concepts for negotiating restricted assets and embracing possibilities led to through altering demographics; and the way small towns work flat out to boost inclusive groups and reply to social exclusions.
In addition, each one essay incorporates a case learn that highlights the subject below dialogue in a selected urban or sector, from Brandon, Manitoba to the Thompson-Nicola quarter 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 big measurement in migration reports that would be of curiosity to teachers, researchers, in addition to policymakers and practitioners engaged on immigrant integration and settlement.
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Although the findings from the 93 surveys are suggestive, they are not generalizable given the small sample size. However, a rich qualitative data combined with quantitative measures provide a full appreciation of the responses from all the individuals who had completed the surveys (Drolet and Ali 2010). 2 Survey Results The findings of the survey are categorized into four themes: welcoming community, services, policies and plans, and building inclusivity and partnerships. Welcoming community refers to the place of residence as a welcoming community in the interior of BC.
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Canadian Perspectives on Immigration in Small Cities by Glenda Tibe Bonifacio, Julie L. Drolet