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Advisory Council : Research

ELIP Research : Immigration and Settlement in Edmonton

Advisory Council, Community Safety, Health and Community Wellness, Research, Settlement and Inclusion, Skills Training, Education, and Employment

This is the research ELIP produced as requested and driven by the working groups and advisory council. This research takes a snap shot of academic literature and community-produced ‘grey’ literature to get an idea of Edmonton’s reality over the last 20 plus years. This is the first research result of ELIP and its purpose is… Read more »

Welcoming & Inclusive Communities Toolkit: Templates and tools for Alberta’s municipalities (AUMA)

Advisory Council, Research

This toolkit is designed to help your municipality become a better place for everyone. A Welcoming and Inclusive Community (WIC) initiative is no longer an option for Alberta’s municipalities. It is a necessity. Not only to comply with the increasing legal requirements around access, municipalities must now focus on WIC principles for their long-term sustainability…. Read more »

Planning Together: A Guide to Municipal Action Planning in Alberta (AUMA)

Advisory Council, Research

This document was produced by the AUMA.  For more useful resources, please visit their website: https://www.auma.ca/advocacy-services/programs-initiatives/welcoming-and-inclusive-communities/tools-resources/toolkits About this toolkit: Alberta municipalities are acutely aware of issues around dwindling populations and labour shortages, and know that attracting and retaining newcomers can help with growth. We also know that newcomers will be more attracted communities that make… Read more »

Immigration and Settlement Learning Day Report – May 2016

Advisory Council, Community Safety, Health and Community Wellness, Research, Settlement and Inclusion, Skills Training, Education, and Employment

This report provides insight on the current research available regarding immigration and settlement in Edmonton, and also highlights future strategies for collaboration and research “gaps”.

Experiences and Perceptions of Discrimination in Edmonton: A Survey of Edmonton Residents – City of Edmonton

Advisory Council, Research

The City of Edmonton is a member of the Canadian Coalition of Municipalities Against Racism and Discrimination (CMARD). In 2008, Racism Free Edmonton was established to help identify and address institutional barriers to Aboriginal People and other racialized groups. Racism Free Edmonton is a collaborative group of 16 Edmonton organizations that have come together to build a racism-free, inclusive community… Read more »

Attracting and retaining immigrants outside the metropolis: The case of Edmonton, Alberta – Tracey Derwing and Harvey Krahn

Advisory Council, Research

The municipal government of the province of Alberta’s capital city, Edmonton, commissioned a study in 2005 to determine how to attract more immigrants. City leaders were perplexed as to why Calgary, a city in the same province, of similar size with the same range of immigrant services, receives double the number of immigrants annually. In this paper, we describe… Read more »