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LLIP research and resources

Here you will find summaries of Langley LIP research and community consultations as well as other related reports and resources.

Supporting Canada’s COVID-19 Resilience and Recovery Through Robust Immigration Policy and Programs

Date posted: May 7, 2021

Health

Established by the President of the Royal Society of Canada in April 2020, the RSC Task Force on COVID-19 was mandated to provide evidence-informed perspectives on major societal challenges in response to and recovery from COVID-19.

Disparities in breast cancer diagnosis for immigrant women in BC and Ontario

Date posted: Dec 15, 2020

Health

The research found that immigrant women were significantly less likely to have a screen-detected breast cancer. Women from East Asia and the Pacific were less likely to have a screen-detected cancer and had a longer diagnostic interval, but were diagnosed at an earlier stage than long-term residents. This needs to be addressed in order to effectively reduce gaps in care.

Language Projections for Canada – 2011 to 2036

Date posted: Dec 14, 2020

Language

In 2036, the percentage of the population with an English or French mother tongue could decrease in Canada while the share of population with a mother tongue other than English or French could increase.

LINC and Online Learning

Date posted: Dec 14, 2020

Language

This info sheet provides a practical overview of LINC online delivery methods including LINC blended learning and LINC Home Study. It supports LINC service providers with knowledge of teacher training, useful terminology and online learning delivery methods that support newcomers through their settlement journey in the digital age.

Newcomer Literacy

Date posted: Dec 14, 2020

Language

This info sheet presents statistics on the literacy of newcomers to BC. It explores useful terms, how the Canadian Language Benchmarks incorporate literacy as well as the resources available to BC settlement service providers.

Building capacity to support the mental health of immigrants and refugees: A toolkit for settlement, social and health service providers

Date posted: Dec 14, 2020

Health

The toolkit is designed to provide a snapshot of essential information, tools, resources and examples of promising practices that can be integrated into the daily work of settlement, social, and health service providers across Canada, with the aim of building the capacity to better support the mental health unique needs of immigrants and refugees.

Kids Help Phone – Mental Health Support in Arabic 24/7

Date posted: Dec 14, 2020

Health

Kids Help Phone offers 24/7 e-mental health support to all young people across Canada. All of their services are free and confidential. This service is available to all Arabic-speaking youth in Canada (regardless of legal status). This includes Syrian refugees, newcomers and other kids, teens and young adults across Canada who prefer to receive support in Arabic.
Phone: 1-800-668-6868
Text: 686868

Educational and labour market outcomes of children with an immigrant background by their region of origin

Date posted: Dec 14, 2020

Education

The Statistics Canada study of the 10-year outcomes of children who were aged 13 to 17 in 2006 found that the children of immigrants were better educated than those with Canadian-born parents.

Journeys to Integration – Government Assisted Refugees in BC

Date posted: Dec 14, 2020

Refugee Resettlement

This report focuses on the integration experiences of government-assisted refugees (GARs) who settled in British Columbia between January 2007 and December 2016.

Refugee Integration Support After Year One

Date posted: Dec 14, 2020

Refugee Resettlement

This research explores the gaps in services that government-assisted refugees (GARs) experience after specialized government services and funding runs out at the beginning of their second year in Canada, and the different levels of readiness between GARs and privately-sponsored refugees (PSRs).

Labour Market Outcomes Among Refugees to Canada

Date posted: Dec 14, 2020

Refugee Resettlement

This paper examines the labour market outcomes of refugees from 13 source countries with large inflows to Canada over the 1980-to-2009 period. The analysis first compares employment rates and earnings among refugees from the 13 source countries. It further compares each refugee group with economic-class and family-class immigrants who arrived during the same period.

AMSSA BC: Newcomer Youth and Labour Market Access

Date posted: Dec 14, 2020

Children and Youth

This issue of Migration Matters looks at the employment outcomes of newcomer youth, their unique barriers to accessing the labour market, and best practices for working with newcomer youth.

Young Children of Newcomer Families

Date posted: Dec 14, 2020

Children and Youth

This info sheet summarizes recent trends on the socioeconomic status, education, and mental health of young children of immigrant families. It also provides resources of research and best practices to meet the needs of immigrant children and families.

The BC Refugee Hub

Date posted: Dec 14, 2020

Immigration & Settlement

The BC Refugee Hub provides users information about refugees that are arriving to British Columbia, the latest reports and publications, statistics and factsheets, and a resource centre with a variety of information.

Survey of Immigrants Living in Langley: Summary Report

Date posted: Nov 27, 2020

Immigration & Settlement

Langley LIP Research

This report summarized the findings from the Langley LIP’s first research piece. 342 immigrants from a broad range of backgrounds…

WelcomeBC

Date posted: Nov 18, 2020

Immigration & Settlement

WelcomeBC helps newcomers adapt to work and life in British Columbia. Newcomers will find a wealth of information on immigration, jobs, qualifications recognition, support services and more!

NewToBC Community Immigrant Demographic Profiles – City of Langley and Township of Langley

Date posted: Nov 17, 2020

Immigration & Settlement

Quick and easy-to-look facts and figures on immigrants and refugees in Langley area.

Township of Langley: Evaluate the Workforce

Date posted: Nov 16, 2020

Employment

This resource provides a snapshot of the Township’s workforce. Review educational attainment, occupations of residents, residents’ industry of employment and more.

WorkBC Resources for New Immigrants

Date posted: Nov 15, 2020

Employment

Learn about the employment services available, living costs, available jobs and more. The province provides a number of services to assist immigrants become part of B.C. society and succeed in the B.C. job market.

High Opportunity Occupations in BC

Date posted: Nov 14, 2020

Employment

The British Columbia Labour Market Outlook: 2019 Edition provides a list of High Opportunity Occupations for B.C., and for each of B.C.’s seven economic regions.