MR-2 A Review of Future Trends in the Canadian Immigration and Settlement Sector

July 13, 2022

Within the scope of the ACS-Metropolis project “Envisioning the Future of the Immigrant Serving Sector” funded by the WES Mariam Assefa Fund, this review seeks to outline past and present trends which will impact future outcome scenarios for newcomers and the settlement sector. The critical trends analyzed include migration patterns and newcomer demographics, the housing crisis, technological advancements, capacity issues in the sector, IRCC funding and the use of alternative funding models, knowledge sharing in the sector, as well as labour market trends including employer discrimination and workers rights.