Research, Reviews, & Updates

The ESPC provides research, reviews, and updates on a range of social issues

Research Update September 2016

The Edmonton Social Planning Council’s Research Review contains summaries of the latest social research publications. We keep up on your reading so you don't have to.

Inside this issue:

“A Systematic Review: Effects of Psychosocial Interventions on Outcomes in Refugee Adolescents Resettled in the US, Canada, and the UK” reviewed by Sheida Azimi


“Does the TPP work for workers? Analyzing the labour chapter of the TPP” reviewed by Janine Isaac


“Effects of the Minimum Wage on Infant Health” reviewed by Fatima Khawaja


“Social Impacts of the securitized arrival experiences of in-Canada refugee claimants” reviewed by Noelle Jaipaul

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Alberta Interprovincial and Secondary Migration: Rates, Context and Profile

This report analyzes the migration patterns of secondary and interprovincial migrants moving to and from Alberta. In this report secondary migration is defined as the movement of individuals who landed in Canada as immigrants and subsequently relocated from their original province of landing to another province. In addition, interprovincial migration is defined as the migration of individuals from one province of residence to another province of residence. 

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Research Update July 2016

The Edmonton Social Planning Council’s Research Review contains summaries of the latest social research publications. We keep up on your reading so you don't have to.

Inside this issue:

“Apples to Apples: A Comparative Demographic Analysis of Homeless and Housed Youth in Canada” reviewed by Ahmed Yali

“Community Voices: Insights on Social and Human services from People with Lived Experiences of Homelessness” reviewed by Natty Klimo

“Equal Worth: Designing Effective Pay Equity Laws For Alberta” reviewed by Jacqueline Pelechytik

“Homelessness among older people: Assessing strategies and frameworks across Canada” reviewed by Hanna Nash

“Shameful Neglect: Indigenous Child Poverty in Canada” reviewed by Manuel Escoto

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Research Update August 2016

The Edmonton Social Planning Council’s Research Review contains summaries of the latest social research publications. We keep up on your reading so you don't have to.

Inside this issue:

“Bisexuality, poverty and mental health: A mixed method analysis” reviewed by Irene Kakai

“Child Poverty and Family Structure during the Recession in Liberal English-speaking Welfare States” reviewed by Shion Aonuma

“Rural Homelessness in Canada: Directions for Planning and Research” reviewed by Hanna Nash

“Shrinking the Need for Homeless Shelter Spaces” reviewed by Maxwell Harrison

“Why Some Children Come to School with ‘Baggage’: The Effects of Trauma Due to Poverty, Attachment Disruption and Disconnection on Social Skills and Relationships” reviewed by Penolopie David

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Research Update June 2016

The Edmonton Social Planning Council’s Research Review contains summaries of the latest social research publications. We keep up on your reading so you don't have to.

Inside this issue:

“An Introduction to the State of Poverty in Canada”reviewed by Ryan Dexter

“Educational and Labour Market Outcomes of Childhood Immigrants by Admission Class” reviewed by Irene Kakai

“Improving Access to Capital for Canada’s First Nation Communities” reviewed by Jan Sotocinal

“The Challenge of Homelessness to Spatial Practices” reviewed by Sheida Azimi

“They Go Up So Fast: 2015 Child Care Fees in Canadian Cities” reviewed by Janine Isaac

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