Family Children and Youth
  Immigration is a decision that is often taken not simply by an individual but by families.
  Metropolis Liaison:
  Priority Leader:
  Anita Gagnon
McGill University
  Domain Leaders:
  Anna Kirova
University of Alberta
  Francis Hare
Ryerson University
  Fasal Kanouté
Université de Montréal

** Evangelia Tastsoglou,
Saint Mary's University

  ** Alexandra Dobrowolsky
Saint Mary's University
  ** The Atlantic Metropolis Centre's Gender, Migration and Diversity/ Immigrant Women Research Domain will be focusing their research on the themes within the Family, Children and Youth Policy-Research Priority Area for Phase III

Madine VanderPlaat Integration Outcomes for Immigrant Women in Canada: A Review of the Literature 2000-2007.


Harvey Krahn and Alison Taylor.  Resilient Teenagers: Explaining the High Educational Aspirations of Visible Minority Immigrant Youth in Canada.

  Jagjeet Kaur Gill. Exploring Issues of Identity among Punjabi-Sikh Youth in Toronto.

Global Migration and Education: School, Children and Families
“This book could easily be included in the reading lists for university courses such as a comparative education, educational policy, and immigrant education, and could be a useful resource for teacher education, professionalworkshops, and policy makers.”
—Zvi Bekerman, Hebrew University

Memorandum of understanding
Priority overview & research questions

Research report

Lori Wilkinson of the University of Manitoba presented research findings on the school to work transition of newcomer youth that were a result of a research grant awarded from the first cycle of the National Metropolis Research Competition
Complete document,



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