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Myer Siemiatycki LSP Conference 29 October 2008. Canada: Immigration Nation. The Secret of Canada’s Success in An Age of Migration. How Can Diverse Immigrant-Receiving Societies Foster Social Cohesion & Harmony? Inclusive, Accessible Common Institutions

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Myer siemiatycki lsp conference 29 october 2008

Myer Siemiatycki

LSP Conference

29 October 2008

Canada: Immigration Nation


The secret of canada s success in an age of migration
The Secret of Canada’s Successin An Age of Migration

  • How Can Diverse Immigrant-Receiving Societies Foster Social Cohesion & Harmony?

  • Inclusive, Accessible Common Institutions

  • Librairies, Schools, Medicare, Citizenship, Newcomer Programs = Nation-Building in an Age of Migration.


Key immigration facts about canada
Key Immigration Facts About Canada

  • 2006 Census is Most Recent, Comprehensive Snapshot of Canadian Population

  • Canada is Among the World’s Leading Immigrant-Receiving Countries

  • Definition: “An Immigrant is someone who was born outside of Canada and has been granted the right to live permanently in the country.”

  • Many foreign-born residents in Canada are NOT included in the immigrant count: temporary migrants, foreign students, non-status residents

  • Canada: ‘A Nation of Immigrants’

    • 19.8% of Population Were Foreign-Born in 2006: 6,186,950

    • Highest % in 75 Years

    • Australia = 22.2%

    • US = 12.5%

    • Europe = Under 10%



Foreign born
Foreign-born

Source: Statistics Canada Immigration in Canada: A Portrait of the Foreign-born Population, 2006 Census


How do immigrants enter canada
How Do Immigrants Enter Canada?

  • 3 Doorways

  • Economic (or Independent Class): 60%

  • Family Class: 30%

  • Refugee Class: 10%

  • Recent Rise in Temporary Admissions

  • 2007 Economic Class: 131,248

  • 2007 Temporary Foreign Workers: 165,198


Who are canada s recent immigrants
Who Are Canada’s Recent Immigrants?

  • 58.3%: Asia (Including Middle East)

  • 16.1%: Europe

  • 10.8%: Central & South America, Caribbean

  • 10.6%: Africa


Counties of origin 1967 2006
Counties of Origin, 1967-2006

Rank

1967

1977

1987

1997

2006

1

UK62,420

UK17,997

Hong Kong16,170

Hong Kong 22,250

China33,080

2

Italy30,055

US12,888

India 9692

India19,615

India30,753

3

US19,038

Hong Kong6371

UK8547

China18,526

Philippines 17,717

4

Germany (W)11,779

Philippines6232

US7967

Taiwan13,324

Pakistan12,332

5

Greece10,650

India5555

Philippines7343

Pakistan11,239

US10,943

6

France10,122

Lebanon 3847

Poland7036

Philippines10,872

Iran7073

7

Portugal9500

Portugal3579

Guyana 6073

Iran7486

UK6542

8

China6409

Italy3411

Portugal 5977

Sri Lanka5071

Korea (S) 6178

9

Australia4967

South Africa 2458

Vietnam5668

US5030

Colombia5813

10

India3966

Germany (W) 2254

Jamaica 5422

UK4657

France4915

Top 10 countries

168,906

64,592

79,895

118,070

135,346

Other countries

53,970

50,322

72,203

97,968

116,303

Total

222,876

114,914

152,098

216,038

251,649


Where do immigrants settle provincial distribution
Where do Immigrants Settle: Provincial Distribution

  • 54.9%: Ontario (38.5% Cdn Pop)

  • 18.1%: B.C. (13%)

  • 13.8%: Quebec (23.8%)

  • 8.5%: Alberta (10.4%)

  • 2.4%: Manitoba (3.6%)

  • >1%: Nfld, PEI, NS, NB, Sask.



What urban areas do immigrants settle in
What Urban Areas Do Immigrants Settle In?

  • Canada has 33 Census Metropolitan Areas (CMAs)

  • CMAs = 77.5% Canadian Population.

  • In 2006, 94.9% of all Immigrants lived in a CMA

  • 3,891,800 Immigrants (62.9% of total) Live in Toronto (37.5% all immigrants), Vancouver (13.4%) & Montreal (12%) CMAs.


Which cities municipalities have most immigrants recent im 01 06
Which Cities (Municipalities) have most Immigrants? Recent Im 01-06

  • Markham: 56.5% 7.3%

  • Mississauga: 51.6% 11.2%

  • Richmond Hill: 51.5% 7.5%

  • Toronto: 49.9% 10.8%

  • Brampton: 47.8% 10%

  • Vaughan: 44.9% 4.6%

  • Hamilton: 25.3% 3.2%


Number of non citizen immigrants in selected municipalities
Number & % of Non-Citizen Immigrants in Selected Municipalities

  • City Number % City Pop

  • Ottawa 42,555 5.3%

  • Toronto 380,135 15.4%

  • Brampton 64,505 15%

  • Mississauga 94,305 14.2%

  • Markham 27,140 10.4%

  • R. Hill 15,240 9.4%

  • Hamilton 30,065 6%


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