Category Archives: Newcomer

New Study on Occupational Safety and Work Conditions for Immigrant Workers

Recent immigrants (those in Canada for less than 10 years) are over-represented in jobs and workplaces that are hazardous or harmful to their safety and well-being. Compared to Canadian-born workers, this group of workers is highly vulnerable to occupational injuries and illnesses. There is little research in the Alberta context on occupational safety and job conditions… Read More »

Refugee Alberta – all sections live!

Have you heard? RefugeeAlberta.ca is a provincial hub of information for refugees, immigrant-serving organizations and the community at large. As part of AAISA’s Provincial Refugee Coordination project, and in response to the influx of Syrian refugees in 2015, Refugee Alberta was created to be an educational resource to access information on refugee resettlement. The site houses… Read More »