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Canadians need access to immigration and citizenship data. Through a new dashboard, the ICC and Andrew Griffith are making it more accessible to the public.

Labour shortages and processing backlogs have sparked lively debates about the impact of COVID-19 on Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). These debates also highlight the need for greater access to information. Through a collaboration with expert Andrew Griffith, the ICC is bringing monthly immigration and citizenship data to the public through a new dashboard.

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CITY TV: 3 in 10 young immigrants may leave Canada in 2 years

A recent online survey shows 30 per cent of young immigrants are likely to leave the country within the next two years.

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Immigrants to Canada Facing Crisis of Confidence

A new national survey conducted by Leger on behalf of the Institute for Canadian Citizenship (ICC). Canada’s leading citizenship organization and the world’s foremost voice on citizenship and inclusion.

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How will public spaces change after COVID-19

While millions of Canadians remained indoors during COVID-19 shutdowns, our public spaces and how we use them began to subtly shift.

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The COVID-19 pandemic shows us what universal basic income could look like in Canada

When the novel coronavirus pandemic took hold in Canada and shutdowns began closing businesses, leaving hourly workers hanging, and forcing many of those laid off to apply for unemployment millions of Canadians worried how they would make ends meet. 

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Canada has made considerable progress when it comes to COVID-19. We shouldn’t give in to conspiracy theories now

The COVID-19 pandemic has created an environment where misinformation and conspiracy theories can seep into government decision-making and has shown how social media can spread incorrect information that is a danger to public health.

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Why have conspiracy theories been so widespread during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Misinformation about the origin, spread, and treatment of the novel coronavirus has proliferated online ever since the first days of the pandemic, spreading widely on social media.

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Food insecurity in Canada has grown during the COVID-19 pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced many Canadians to take a deeper look at some of the things they may take for granted, such as having a safe place to find shelter, having access to healthcare services, and even the availability of healthy food to eat. 

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How COVID-19 is changing the way that Canadians interact with each other

In a recent poll conducted by ICC and Leger, respondents were asked the following question: “Compared to before COVID-19 began, do you feel more or less connected with your family, friends, colleagues, neighbours, community, city, province, country?” Responses were mixed.

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Why race-based data matters in health care

COVID-19 has had a disproportionate effect on racialized communities, especially Black and Indigenous people in Canada. In the United States, overwhelming data has shown how BIPOC communities have had higher rates of COVID-19 infection and deaths.

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Limited access to housing can make it difficult for some Canadians to stay safe during COVID-19

Countless Canadians continue to struggle to access safe and affordable housing, putting them at even greater risk during the pandemic. 

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Temporary foreign workers especially vulnerable during the pandemic

On April 1, the Migrant Rights Network, a group of organizations from across Canada working to promote conditions for foreign workers, wrote a letter to public officials urging them to […]

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