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12th National
Metropolis Conference

The Sheraton Wall Centre, Vancouver - March 23-26, 2011

 
 
 

Metropolis International

   
 
 
  ARMCHAIR DISCUSSIONS
 


“Immigrant Voting Rights: Time for ‘Urban Citizenship’?

Myer Siemiatycki ~ Ryerson University – October 29, 2009
Presentation

Does Geography Matter? Immigrants' Experiences of Discrimination in Canada's Gateway Cities
Valerie Preston ~ York University - September 24, 2009
Presentation, Video (62 mb)

Multiculturalism and Social Cohesion: Potentials and Challenges of Diversity
Jeffrey Reitz ~ University of Toronto - June 11, 2009
Presentation,
Video (87 mb)

Recruiting "Human Talents": Lessons for Canadian Policy-Makers
David Ley ~ University of British Columbia - May 21, 2009
Presentation, Video (62 mb)

The Theory and Practice of Citizenship in the 21st Century: A Few International Trends
Daniel Weinstock ~ University of Montreal - March 12, 2009
Video (69 mb)

How Strangers Become Neighbours: Integrating Immigrants through Community Development
Leonie Sandercock ~ University of British Columbia - March 5, 2009
Part 1 (50 mb), Part 2 (56 mb), Part 3 (48 mb), Part 4 (51 mb)

A New Environment for Canada's Immigration Policy
Demetrios Papademetriou ~ Migration Policy Institute - February 19, 2009
Part 1 (66 mb) , Part 2 (66 mb), Part 3 (63 mb), Part 4 (71 mb), Part 5 (34 mb)

The Other Economic Question: Immigration's Impact on the Economy
Arthur Sweetman ~ Director of the School of Policy Studies at Queen's University - December 11, 2008
Presentation,
Part 1 (68 mb), Part 2 (80 mb), Part 3 (90 mb), Part 4 (73 mb)

Human Rights Concerns: Comparing Perception with Realities in Canada and Europe
Jack Jedwab ~ Association for Canadian Studies - November 6, 2008
Presentation, Part 1 (43 mb), Part 2 (50 mb), Part 3 (67 mb), Part 4 (53 mb)

New Challenges in International Refugee Protection: Canada's Role
James Milner ~ Department of Political Science, Carleton University - October 9, 2008
Presentation  Document /  Video 1 (43 mb), Video 2 (31 mb)

The Immigration Paradigm
Randall Hansen, University of Toronto
Presentation
/ Video 1 (57 mb), Video 2 (71 mb)

Immigration and Mental Health
Canadian School of Public Service ~ Ottawa 28 February 2008
Nazilla Khanlou, RN, PhD1 1 Health & Wellbeing Domain Leader , CERIS – The Ontario Metropolis Centre Associate Professor, LSB Faculty of Nursing & Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto

Presentation / Video 1 (36 mb) , Video 2 (30 mb) / Flash 1

Canada's New Diaspora: A Policy Challenge for Canada?
Don DeVoretz
Presentation

Reasonable Accommodation in Public Institutions:
Is the Bouchard-Taylor Report a Realistic Option?

Marie McAndrew
Presentation / Video 1 (53 mb), Video 2 (81 mb) /   Flash 1, Flash 2

   
     
 
   
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