Metropolis Institute produces the Canadian Diversity magazine, introduced in 2000, which focuses on the challenges confronting Canada and other countries arising from migration and rapid demographic change.

A second publication - The Metropolis eBook - highlights a selection of the cutting-edge cross-sectoral presentations in the immigration field intended for the annual Metropolis Canada Conferences.

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Pathways to Innovation and Inclusion

This special issue of Canadian Diversity examines critical issues related to skills and employment pathways for newcomers and racialized Canadians, particularly those most affected by COVID-19.This special edition of Canadian Diversity is published in partnership with the Diversity Institute at Ryerson University’s Ted Rogers School of Management as a research lead for the Future Skills Centre. The Future Skills Centre – Centre des Compétences futures is funded by the Government of Canada’s Future Skills Program. The opinions and interpretations in this publication are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect those of the Government of Canada. The articles in this special issue of Canadian Diversity were authored by the Diversity Institute and partners with the support of the Future Skills Centre, drawing on presentations from the special Future Skills Program hosted at the 23rd Metropolis Canada Conference, Migrants, Migration and Mobility: COVID-19 Response and Recover, held in March 2021.

Date: 17 May, 2022

Key Topics: Canadian Diversity

MULTICULTURALISM @ 50: Promoting Inclusion and Eliminating Racism

Guest edited by eminent philosopher Will Kymlicka, this edition considers the evolution and public perceptions of Canadian multiculturalism and explores the drive to reframe the policy in a society increasingly aware of the problems caused by embedded social inequities and racism.

Canadian women entrepreneurs: Towards a diverse, inclusive and innovative ecosystem

This issue has been supported by the Women Entrepreneurship Knowledge Hub (WEKH).

Contributors : Wendy Cukier, Suzanne Gagnon, Tania Saba, Ingrid C. Chadwick, Alexandra Dawson, Zohreh Hassannezhad, Shannon Pestun, Clare Beckton, Janice McDonald, Jaigris Hodson, Shandell Houlden, Chandell Gosse, Laura Lefevre, Gina Grandy, Christie Newton, Amber Fletcher, Ashley Richard, Samantha Morton, Nadine Spencer, Jodi-Ann Francis-Walker, Guang Ying Mo, Ruby Latif and Miriam Taylor.

Date: 18 December, 2020

Key Topics: Canadian Diversity, Other, Publication, WES

Metropolis eBook – Beyond 2020: Renewing Canada’s Commitment to Immigration

Contributors: Dr. Miriam Taylor; Sandra Elgersma, Lara Dyer, Jennifer L’Esperance, Sarah MacIntosh Wiseman & Dana Wagner; Anne Güller-Frey, Helen Seifu Wolde & Linda Manning; Jermeen Baddour, Dr. Kathleen Hipfner-Boucher, Redab Al Janaideh, Dr. Johanne Paradis, Dr. Alexandra Gottardo & Dr. Xi Chen; Dr. Reza Nakhaie; Aamna Ashraf & Dr. Kwame McKenzie; Dr. Cesar Suva, Katerina Palova & Halley Silversides; Dr. Pallavi Banerjee, Dr. Annalee Coakley, Bindu Narula, Negin Saheb Javaher, Rowena Theodore & Sophia Thraya; Julie Rodier, Susanna Lui Gurr & Dr. Kim Lehrer; Dr Faiçal Zellama, Dre Nathalie Piquemal, Dre Suzanne Huot, Dr. Leyla Sall, Dre Luisa Veronis & Anne-Cécile Delaisse; Dr. Joseph Garcea

Date: 12 November, 2020

Key Topics: Canadian Diversity, Publication

COVID-19 – Immigration in a Time of Pandemic: Confronting the Challenge

This issue has been supported by the Canadian Commission for UNESCO.

Contributors: Victor Piché; Jane Badets; John Biles; Wendy Cukier; Miki Itano-Boase; Akalya Atputharajah; June Francis; Kristina Henriksson; Ilene Hyman; Bilkis Vissandjee; Joan Atlin; Graham Hudson; Chloé Cébron; Rachel Laberge Mallette; Bronwyn Bragg; Lori Wilkinson; Cary Wu; Rima Wilkes; Yue Qian; Eric B. Kennedy; Fariborz Birjandian; Karen O’Leary; Don Boddy; Miriam Taylor.

Date: 2 October, 2020

Key Topics: Canadian Diversity, Publication

Facing the Change Canada And the International Decade for People of African Descent – Part 2

This issue has been supported by the Canadian Commission for UNESCO.
Contributors: Dahabo Ahmed Omer; The Right Honourable Michaëlle Jean; Miriam Taylor; Abdi Bileh; Juliana West; Christine Lwanga; Ricardo Gustave; Didier Boucard; Bochra Manaï; Carl James; Darlene Lozis; Atieno Odera; Cicely Blain; George Elliott Clarke

Date: 22 June, 2020

Key Topics: Canadian Diversity, Canadian Diversity Article

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