Measuring Immigrant Integration in Canada


Measuring Immigrant Integration in Canada

Date: March 8, 2024 Key Topics: uMetropolis Course

Funded by Immigration, Refugee & Citizenship Canada

This course aims to provide a cross-sectoral understanding on the state of immigrant integration in Canada by unpacking: the equity discourse around immigrants in Canada; the various dimensions to immigrant integration; the value of indexes as a credible measurement framework; the importance of reliable and up-to-date datasets; and the Canadian Index for Measuring Integration as practical tool that takes a comprehensive approach in measuring the outcomes of immigrants.

Upon completion of the course, learners will be able to:

  • Describe the Canadian Index for Measuring Integration (CIMI) is, the conceptual background, and how it is built;
  • Use the CIMI website and its features;
  • Use CIMI to measure the economic, social, civic and democratic and health outcomes of immigrants;
  • Use the CIMI data in your work;

Course outline:

  • Lesson 1: About this Course
  • Lesson 2: What is the Canadian Index for Measuring Integration?
  • Lesson 3: The Data
  • Lesson 4: Virtual Walkthrough of the Canadian Index for Measuring Integration
  • Lesson 5: Measuring Immigrant Economic Outcomes
  • Lesson 6: Measuring Immigrant Social Outcomes
  • Lesson 7: Measuring Immigrant Civic & Democratic Participation Outcomes
  • Lesson 8: Measuring Immigrant Health Outcomes
  • Lesson 9: The Practical Application of the Canadian Index for Measuring Integration
  • Lesson 10: The Practical Application of the Canadian Index for Measuring Integration

$100.00 CAD

This course aims to provide a cross-sectoral understanding on the state of immigrant integration in Canada by unpacking: the equity discourse around immigrants in Canada; the various dimensions to immigrant integration; the value of indexes as a credible measurement framework; the importance of reliable and up-to-date datasets; and the Canadian Index for Measuring Integration as practical tool that takes a comprehensive approach in measuring the outcomes of immigrants.

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