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HIPC Research Reports

The Hamilton Immigration and Partnership Council (HIPC) studies the needs of newcomers and researches on Hamilton’s demographics, labour market, economy, and settlement services.

Title Published  
Newcomers and Immigrants in the Hamilton Labour Market: Outcomes and Opportunities for Improvement June 2020 French
Newcomers and Immigrants in the Hamilton Labour Market: Outcomes and Opportunities for Improvement May 2020  English
Mapping Newcomer Services in Hamilton  April 2020 English
Finding a Place to Call Home  February 2020 English 
Migration and Mobility in Hamilton  August 2019 English 
Exploring Informal Settlement Services in Hamilton  April 2019 English 

A Demographic Profile of Immigrants in Hamilton

March 2019


Immigrant and Refugee Community Consultation Report

March 2016

Promising Practices For Innovation And Effective Governance Of Local Immigration Partnerships March 2016 English
Supporting Immigrants to Hamilton in an Evolving Immigration Environment March 2015 English
The Health Needs of Newcomers and Immigrants in Hamilton September 2013 English, français
Hiring Immigrants in Hamilton May 2013 English
Strengthening Newcomer Services: Final Report To The Community October 2012 English
Housing Needs of Newcomers Report 2012 English
Housing and Homelessness amongst Newcomers to Hamilton April 2011 English
Catholic Children's Aid Society: Making Anti-Oppressive Practice Visible in Child Welfare February 2011 English
Immigrants and the Labour Market in Hamilton January 2011 English
Immigrant and Refugee Health Needs and Service Provision in Hamilton August 2010 English
Results of Consultations in Hamilton March 2010 English
Newcomer Consultations in Hamilton (Summary Overview of Findings) March 2010 English
Hamilton's Informal Settlement Sector March 2010 English
Demographic Profile of Immigrants in Hamilton March 2010 English


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Local Immigration Research Database

HIPC has created a custom database featuring research projects, reports and publications focusing on immigration to Hamilton, newcomers and immigrants in Hamilton, or newcomer integration in Hamilton. Search by keyword to find sources of interest to you.

This inventory includes a comprehensive listing of graduate student theses and scholarly journal articles, as well as unpublished papers and reports of interest to the research community.

This inventory is a project of HIPC’s Research and Evaluation Committee. If you have items that you think should be added to this inventory, please email us at

Title Author(s) Publication Date
Cesarean Section rate differences by migration indicators
Journal Article Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics
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Gagnon, A. 2012
Claiming the Right to be Present: Serving Migrants with Precarious Legal Status in the Sanctuary City of Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Book Civil Society Engagement: Achieving Better in Canada, Edited by Patricia M. Daenzer
details more info (external)
Wilson-Forsberg, S. 2017
Conversational code-switching in autobiographical memories by Italian immigrants
Graduate Thesis - Masters
Mior, N.M. 2012
Demographic Shifts: Ethnic origins, Indigenous residents and visible minority groups
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Mayo, S. 2016
Demographic Shifts: Immigration and languages
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Mayo, S. 2016
Disabled people, medical inadmissibility, and the differential politics of immigration
Journal Article The Canadian Geographer/Le Géographe canadien
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Wilton, R. 2017
Ethnic minority status and body image dissatisfaction: A scoping review of the child and adolescent literature
Journal Article Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health
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Kimber, M. 2014
Exploring Mental Health Care Providers' Experiences and Implementation of Cultural Competence
Graduate Thesis - Masters
details more info (external)
Liston, K. 2015
Exploring socio-cultural factors that mediate, facilitate, & constrain the health and empowerment of refugee youth
Journal Article Social Science & Medicine
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Edge, S. 2014
Exploring the health and health care experiences of refugee and refugee claimant women in Hamilton, Ontario: A qualitative study
Graduate Thesis - Masters
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Cho, J. 2012
Exploring the Links: Housing and Homelessness Amongst Newcomers to Hamilton, Ontario
Graduate Thesis - PhD
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Newbold, B. 2011
Exploring the Prevalence and Perception of Vision Impairment and Disability among Canada's Immigrant Population
Graduate Thesis - Masters
Hansen, S. 2014
Exploring the role and significance of religion/spirituality in the immigration experience of Romanian evangelicals: A critical realist perspective
Graduate Thesis - Masters
Ivan, M.C. 2013
Hamilton immigration parternship council impact assessment.
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Klassen, C. 2013
Hamilton immigration partnership council contribution and impact assessment
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Klassen, C. 2015