Monthly Archives: July 2015

Immigrants in Rural Western Canada – Implications for Ontario (Part 2)

In the May 2015 report “Immigration Settlement Services and Gaps in Citizenship and Immigration Canada’s Western Region,” by the Rural Development Institute at Brandon University, research focused on 29 rural communities and smaller urban centres across the four western provinces. (The summary report, full regional report, provincial reports, and community reports can all be accessed… Read More


Immigrants in Rural Western Canada: An Overview of Services and Settlement (Part 1)

Service providers in rural western Canada work hard to meet the needs of newcomers arriving in their communities, but settlement services are neither as available nor as accessible as they need to be. This is a key finding of a report recently released by the Rural Development Institute of Brandon University.  Entitled “Immigration Settlement Services… Read More


Are Immigrants looking beyond the “Big City”?

Today’s post has two objectives:  to draw your attention to New Canadian Media, a news website that provides nonpartisan news and views representing all Canadian immigrant communities, and to comment on an article published earlier this year that is highly relevant to REAPontario. In Immigrants Looking Beyond Big City Living, author Mark A. Cadiz cites… Read More