Economic Immigrants in Gateway Cities: Factors Involved in Their Initial Location and Onward Migration Decisions
Articles and reports: 11F0019M2018411
Immigrants tend to reside disproportionately in larger Canadian cities, which may challenge their absorptive capacity. This study uses the linked Longitudinal Immigration Database and T1 Family File to examine the initial location and onward migration decisions of immigrants who are economic principal applicants (EPAs) and who have landed since the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act was passed. The main objective of the study is to identify the factors associated with initially residing and remaining in Canada’s three largest gateway cities: Montréal, Toronto and Vancouver (referred to as MTV).
Main Product: Analytical Studies Branch Research Paper Series