Category: Migration in Remote and Rural Areas

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Policy Brief: The Role of Domestic In-migrants for the Revitalization of Marginal Island Communities in the Seto Inland Sea of Japan

By Simona Zollet (corresponding author) & Meng Qu, Hiroshima University (Japan) Introduction This brief summarizes the preliminary findings of a research project on domestic urban-to-rural migration to the islands of the Seto Inland Sea,...

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Policy Brief: Bringing Gender into the Analysis of Syrian Refugee Settlement and Integration in Rural Ontario

By: Rana Telfah, University of Guelph (MIRRA Network Member) The refugee settlement and integration process is demanding and stressful, especially for those who are coming from non-English speaking countries. The experiences of refugee women...

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Research and Policy Briefs Series: Refugee Mental Health Practice in Rural Communities: Understanding Cross-Cultural Differences

Author: Lavan Kandiah, University of Guelph Biography Lavan Kandiah is a M.Sc. candidate in Capacity Development and Extension (International Development) at the University of Guelph. His research interests lie in international geopolitics,political and power...

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Research and Policy Briefs Series:Refugees Discuss their Settlement Experience in New Brunswick

Author: Mikael Hellstrom (MMIRA Network Member) Introduction New Brunswick is the only province in Canada with a declining population. The provincial government considers this demographic issue a primary concern  (Government of New Brunswick, 2014)...

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“Enhancing Inclusivity in Rural Canada” Workshop Report : by MIRRA Network

The Migration in Remote and Rural Areas (MIRRA) Network and the Rural Policy Learning Commons is pleased to have supported the interdisciplinary workshop entitled “Enhancing Inclusivity in Rural Canada,” which was held at the Augustana...