Approaches to Measuring Less Poverty in Communities – Tamarack Institute
The purpose of this paper is to describe approaches which organizations and governments have used to measure less poverty in communities.
Approaches to Measuring More Vibrant Communities
The purpose of this paper is to describe approaches which organizations and governments have used to measure community wellbeing or more vibrant communities.
Earnings differences between immigrants and the Canadian-born: The role of literacy skills
Statistics Canada publiation on the differences in skill levels between immigrants and the Canadian-born, literacy skills and proficiency in English or French and the effect of work experience and education on earnings.
Immigrant Labour Force Analysis Series
A series of research reports on the state of immigrants in the Canadian labour force.
In From The Margins: A Call to Action on Poverty, Housing and Homelessness
A report from the Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology‘s Subcommittee on Cities on determining how governments, businesses and the voluntary sector were able to help people escape poverty.
International Metropolis Project
A network for reseach and public policy development on migration, diversity, and immigrant integration.
Indicators of Well-Being in Canada
Measures and reports on various aspects of well-being that are important to Canadians.
National Council of Welfare (NCW)
An advisory body to the Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development on influencing public opinion through policy research and reports, fact sheets and public statements regarding low-income Canadians.
New Immigrants’ Assessments of Their Life in Canada
A Statistics Canada longitudinal survey of immigrants to Canada in the 2000–2001 landing cohort and their subjective assessment of their lives in Canada.
Reality Check: Women in Canada and the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action Fifteen Years On
A report on the gains and erosion of the human rights of women and girls in Canada based on twelve areas of critical concern outlined in the Beijing Platform for Action towards women’s equality.
Supersized and Precarious: The Service Class in Canada – Martin Prosperity Institute
Report on the service class, which employs more Canadians than any other type of work, but traditionally has limited job security, few employment benefits, a lack of control over the labour process, and very low wages.
The 2008 Canadian Immigrant Labour Market: Analysis of Quality of Employment
This Statistics Canada report focuses on a comparison of immigrants to Canadian-born workers in a number of indicators.
When Working is not enough to Escape Poverty: An Analysis of Canada's Working Poor
Report uses data from Statistics Canada's Survey of Labour and Income Dynamics to identify working poor Canadians and to shed light on many questions that relate to this population.