Responding to Immigrants' Settlement Needs: The Canadian Experience

Responding to Immigrants' Settlement Needs: The Canadian Experience

by Robert Vineberg


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789400726871
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 11/08/2011
Series: SpringerBriefs in Population Studies
Edition description: 2012
Pages: 91
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.01(d)

About the Author

Robert Vineberg has a BA in History from the University of Toronto as well as an MA in Canadian History and a Graduate Diploma in Public Administration, both from Carleton University, in Ottawa. His career in the Canadian Federal Public Service spanned over 35 years, of which 28 were with the immigration program, serving abroad, in policy positions at national headquarters and, more recently, as Director General of Citizenship and Immigration Canada’s Prairies and Northern Territories Region, based in Winnipeg. In the course of his career, he also worked in the Security and Intelligence Secretariat of the federal Privy Council Office and in the Police and Security Branch of the federal Ministry of the Solicitor General (now Public Security Canada). He retired from the public service in 2008. He is currently a Senior Fellow with the Canada West Foundation. Mr. Vineberg has written and published several peer reviewed articles on immigration history and on military history. His book, Responding to Immigrant’s Settlement Needs: The Canadian Experience (Springer), was published in 2012. He co-edited and contributed two chapters to Integration and Inclusion of Newcomers and Minorities Across Canada (McGill Queen’s University Press), published in 2011.

Table of Contents

Dedication.- Acknowledgements.- Preface.- Introduction.- 1: Pre-confederation Settlement Activities.- 2: Post-confederation Settlement Activities to 1945.- 3: The Settlement Service and the Citizenship Branch.- 4: Creation of the Settlement Program.- 5: Constitutional Issues and Settlement in Québec.- 6: Repatriation of the Settlement Program.- 7: Program Review and Settlement Renewal.- 8: Solving the Funding Issues.- 9: Foreign Credential Recognition.- 10: Emerging Issues and the New Terms and Conditions.- Summary and Conclusion.- Appendix 1: Canadian Immigration Halls.- Bibliography.- Endnotes.- Index.

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