National Metropolis conference, March 18-21/10, Montreal

This year’s national Metropolis conference theme is “Immigration and Diversity: Crossroads of Culture, Engines of the Economy”. The conference will present workshops, roundtables and poster presentations in the six priority areas of the Metropolis program:

  1. Citizenship and social, cultural, linguistic and civic integration
  2. Economic and labour market integration
  3. Family, children, youth
  4. The role of the host communities for newcomers and minorities
  5. Justice, policing and security
  6. Housing, neighbourhoods and the urban environment.

For details, including a call for proposals, (deadline Oct 30/09) see the conference website.