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✓ 18 years or older
✓ Living in now or have lived in Peterborough, Ontario for at least 5 years:
✓ Belong to one of the following groups:
o Immigrants who arrived in Canada, whether with a temporary permit or as permanent residents
o Resettled refugees who arrived in Canada either through government or private sponsorship
o Former refugee claimants who succeeded in obtaining legal status in Canada
✓ Have arrived in Canada in 2015 or before
✓ Have an active email address
The Canada Excellence Research Chair in Migration and Integration program at Ryerson University is recruiting participants for our research project titled, "Why Migrants Stay in Small and Mid-Sized Canadian Cities: A Comparative Study of Mobility Decisions and Settlement Experiences across Ontario and British Columbia". The study aims to understand why migrants voluntarily decide to move to, stay and build their lives in small and mid-sized Canadian cities, so that we can enhance our understanding of migrants’ location choices, mobility patterns, and settlement following their arrival in Canada.
We are recruiting 20 participants to complete an online 5-minute survey on SurveyMonkey and of those 20, we will invite 10 people to participate in online 1-hour Zoom interviews. The survey can be accessed here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/whymigrantstay2. Your shared stories and insights will be valuable in informing policies to better respond to the needs of newcomers and local communities in small and mid-sized cities.
Participants completing BOTH the survey AND interview will receive a $15 Tim Hortons gift card.
This research study has been reviewed and approved by the Ryerson University Research Ethics Board [REB 2020-243] and is funded by the Canada Excellence Research Chair, Government of Canada.
For more information, visit our website at https://bit.ly/3pdi0GZ
If you are interested send us a message here or send questions to:
Michelle Nguyen, M.A.,
Principal Investigator & Research Technician,
Canada Excellence Research Chair Program in Migration and Integration
44 Gerrard Street East, CUI-333, Toronto, ON M5B 1G3
Anna Triandafyllidou, Ph.D.
Co-Investigator & Chair, Canada Excellence Research Chair Program in Migration and Integration
44 Gerrard Street East, CUI-333, Toronto