This uMetropolis course developed by World Education Services (WES) and Metropolis Institute lays out and expands on the issue of unemployment in the immigrant and refugee youth workforce and examines the needs and opportunities for immigrant youth in the labour market. Throughout the course, real-life narratives and supplementary readings provide valuable perspectives on the aspirations, obstacles, and opportunities of immigrant youth, emphasizing the importance of collaboration and innovation in this endeavor.


This course will examine the principal challenges around migration and settlement encountered by immigrant service providers and policy-makers during the COVID-19 pandemic. The backbone of our learning modules are video interviews with Subject Matter Experts, including researchers, policy makers and practitioners, offering key insights into the best practices in the field.

This course aims to provide a cross-sectoral understanding on the state of immigrant integration in Canada. The Canadian Index for Measuring Integration (CIMI) will be showcased as a practical tool that takes a comprehensive approach in measuring the outcomes of immigrants.

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