February 2, 2024
| In the Media

The majority of Canadians 80-plus have positive attitudes towards old age, report says

The majority of Canadians 80 and older have positive feelings about aging, according to a new report. The research, released on Wednesday by the National Institute on Aging (NIA), surveyed Canadians 50 and older to evaluate the social well-being, financial security, health and independence of Canada's aging population.
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February 23, 2023
| Institute Events

UBC Event Feb.28th: Sharing Insights - The Lived Experience of Syrian Refugees in Canada

How have Syrian refugees in Canada fared since their arrival in 2015-16? In this interactive presentation, associates from the non-profit Environics Institute for Survey Research will discuss their research on the lived experience of Syrians. Their national study documented how these refugees have fared in their new country and lives, and asked what can be learned from their experience that might benefit future refugees.
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