The deck below, presented at the recent October 2015 Canadian Ethnic Studies Association conference, provides an overview of the policy and operational changes and the resulting decline in the naturalization rate using CIC operational statistics, and how these have affected different groups. It also provides policy recommendations to the new government similar to my earlier post, Citizenship: Getting the Balance Right.

Citizenship Canadian Ethnic Studies 24 Oct 2015

Andrew Griffith
Andrew Griffith is a media commentator and blogger. He is the former director general for Citizenship and Multiculturalism at at Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, has worked for government departments in Canada and abroad and is a fellow of the Canadian Global Affairs Institute and Environics Institute.

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