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Private sponsorship is much more than a feel-good project

As we mark World Refugee Day, it is important to recognize that many Canadians have stepped up to sponsor refugees, and many more are keen to do so.

A distinctive culture? The sources of public support for immigration in Canada, 1980-2019

Canadians’ tolerance towards immigration responds to immigration flows, and is heavily influenced by macroeconomic conditions
January 4, 2021

COVID-19 changed everything, except Canada’s values of inclusiveness

While populists around the world have used the pandemic’s many upheavals to sow fears against newcomers, Canada might never have been more sure of its broadly welcoming spirit than now
October 17, 2019

Let’s Not get too Smug about Public Attitudes on Immigration

Canadians have not always been highly supportive of immigration. Historians have documented the many dark episodes in the first half of the 20th century, but we also need to pay attention to our more recent history.