What makes Thorncliffe Park a ‘magnet’ to new Canadians? What defines it as a ‘welcoming community’? Based on indicators provided by the Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration, the research intends to evaluate whether or not an urban neighbourhood is a welcoming community. The community of Thorncliffe Park was chosen as the case study for this project. Thorncliffe Park is an inner suburban neighbourhood in the City of Toronto and is one of the City;s most multicultural neighbourhoods. A review of the literature related to this topic indicates a lack of an empirical evaluation of a welcoming community.

 

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Bird's view satellite image of a Toronto neighbourhood with overlaid text reading: What makes Thorncliff Park a Welcoming Community?"
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Saturday June 23rd, 2012
Bird's view satellite image of a Toronto neighbourhood with overlaid text reading: What makes Thorncliff Park a Welcoming Community?"

What makes Thorncliffe Park a ‘magnet’ to new Canadians? What defines it as a ‘welcoming community’? Based on indicators provided by the Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration, the research intends to evaluate whether or not an urban neighbourhood is a welcoming community. The community of Thorncliffe Park was chosen as the case study for this project. Thorncliffe Park is an inner suburban neighbourhood in the City of Toronto and is one of the City;s most multicultural neighbourhoods. A review of the literature related to this topic indicates a lack of an empirical evaluation of a welcoming community.

 

WATCH: WELCOMING COMMUNITIES from job rutgers on Vimeo.

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