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Why Québec’s refugee sponsorship suspension is so misguided ?

Adèle Garnier, member of the Chair in Global Migration Processes and professor of Geography at Laval University, Quebec, and Shauna Labman, professor of Human Rights at the University of Winnipeg, Manitoba, are co-writing an article on the partial suspension of refugee sponsorships in the province of Québec.

The Conversation, November 22, 2020

Migrant workers: Essential yet still invisible [in French]

Danièle Bélanger, professor of Geography at Laval University, Quebec, and Chairholder of the Canada Research Chair in Global Migration Processes, and Guillermo Candiz, postdoctoral researcher and member of the Chair in Global Migration Processes, give a voice to migrant workers in Canada and to their families left behind in Mexico.

La Presse, June, 17, 2020

Backlash against the reform of the PEQ [in French]

In this interview, Capucine Coustere, PhD candidate in Sociology and member of the Chair in Global Migration Processes, highlights the impacts of the Quebec Experience Programme (PEQ) reform on temporary migrants.

Radio-Canada, C’est encore mieux l’après-midi, June 1, 2020

The pandemic is restricting migrants’ and asylum seekers’ rights [in French]

Guillermo Candiz, postdoctoral researcher and member of the Chair in Global Migration Processes, and Tanya Basok, professor of Sociology at the University of Windsor, Ontario, discuss the various impacts of the pandemic on the rights of migrants and asylum seekers, focusing on the lived experience of people from Central America trying to reach the United States.

The Conversation, May 22, 2020.

Migrant’s situation in pandemic times [in French]

Myriam Ouellet, PhD candidate at York University, Ontario, and member of the Chair in Global Migration Processes, presents the Chair’s project on documenting migrants’ lives under COVID-19.

CKIA FM, Salut à toi, April 22, 2020

Migrant workers and international students in distress [in French]

In collaboration with two colleagues (Capucine Coustere & Charles Fleury), Danièle Bélanger, professor of Geography at Laval University, Quebec, and Chairholder of the Canada Research Chair in Global Migration Processes, conducts a study on the migratory trajectories of 23 migrant workers and students coming from Europe, Africa, or Latin America. She observes that the temporary migrant workers and international students who became unemployed are particularly affected by COVID-19. Not only are they losing an income, like numerous Canadians, but they are also experiencing greater uncertainty due to their precarious migratory status.

An article from Jonathan Duval, Radio Canada ICI, April 6, 2020

Photo : Associated Press / Cedar Attanasio

“Les scientifiques sur le terrain”. Global migration processes [in French]

Guillermo Candiz, postdoctoral researcher and member of the Chair in Global Migration Processes, is interviewed after returning from Tijuana, Mexico, where he studied the migration dynamics between Mexico and the United States.

Radio-Canada, Première heure, July 15, 2019

Photo : Radio-Canada / Marie-Ève Trudel

“Les scientifiques sur le terrain”. Challenges faced by the migrant workforce [in French]

Capucine Coustere, PhD candidate in Sociology at Laval University, Quebec, and member of the Chair in Global Migration Processes, is interviewed. Capucine is documenting the issues faced by temporary migrant workers employed in the hospitality sector in Quebec City.

Radio-Canada, Première heure, June 27, 2019 2019.

Photo : getty images/istockphoto/Suwat Rujimethakul

Canada, not always qualified workers’ Eldorado [in French]

Danièle Bélanger, professor of Geography at Laval University, Quebec, and Chairholder of the Canada Research Chair in Global Migration Processes, explains the situation for many qualified workers who have chosen to come to Canada and discusses their unexpected precariousness.

Danièle Baudoin, Radio-Canada, November 16, 2018

Three questions on migrants in Central America [in French]

Danièle Bélanger, professor of Geography at Laval University, Quebec, and Chairholder of the Canada Research Chair in Global Migration Processes, examines the situation for the migrants forming part of the ‘caravan’.

Pascale Periscolas, Journal Le Fil, November 8, 2018

Photo : Johan Ordonez, Agence France-Presse

Migrants’ fear on the road to exile [in French]

This article, published in Le Devoir, focuses on the issue of migrants from Central America who gathered together to reach the United States in Fall 2018. Guillermo Candiz, member of the Chair in Global Migration Processes, comments on this movement of people.

Améli Pineda, Le Devoir, October 24, 2020

Trois femmes migrantes kurdes près de la frontière.
Photo: Georgios Katsagelos

On the Balkans road [in French]

During the summer of 2017, Danièle Bélanger, professor of Geography at Laval University, Quebec, and Chairholder of the Canada Research Chair in Global Migration Processes, travelled the route taken by hundreds of thousands of asylum seekers eager to reach Europe in the past several years.

Yvon Larose, Journal Le Fil, September 11, 2017

Photo: UN Photo / Mark Garten

The refugees’ Turkey [in French]

While in Turkey, Danièle Bélanger, professor of Geography at Laval University, Quebec, and Chairholder of the Canada Research Chair in Global Migration Processes, discovered the harsh reality faced by Syrian refugees, who have been stuck in there for years.

Pascale Guéricolas, Journal Le Fil, November 24, 2016

Une clôture sépare la ville mexicaine densément peuplée de Tijuana (à gauche) des États-Unis.
Photo: BBC World Service

On the road [in French]

For the past two years, Danièle Bélanger, professor of Geography at Laval University, Quebec, and Chairholder of the Canada Research Chair in Global Migration Processes, has been analysing the roads taken by migrants pursuing the American dream.

Pascale Guéricolas, Journal Le Fil, February 4, 2016