Investigating Immigrant and Non-immigrant Businesses in Kelowna, BC


Project Summary:

Using Kelowna as a case study, this project compares businesses owned and operated by immigrants and non-immigrants, examining the opportunities and challenges they face and their coping strategies, and exploring policies that help to attract and retain immigrants to small and mid-sized Canadian cities for the purpose of countering aging demographic trend and promoting economic growth.

Project Description:

Project Type:
Funded

Project Role:
Principal investigator

Country 1:
Canada

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Month
Year
Start Date:
Apr
2009
End Date:
Dec
2011

Funder:
SSHRC (Metropolis BC)

Year Project Started:
2009

Collaborator:
Carlos Teixeira

Collaborator Institution:
UBC - Okanagan

Collaborator Role:

Funder
Amount
(e.g type 1000 for 1,000)
1
SSHRC (through Metropolis British Columbia)
15000
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6