Dear participant:


Welcome to our research study on municipal sanctuary policies in Canada.


This research at better understanding the views of Canadian immigration service providers on issues associated with sanctuary policies and with municipal involvement with non-status immigrants in Canada. You can learn more about this project by visiting the following link :  https://sanctuarycitiescanada.org/


As part of this study, we invited you to respond to a questionnaire about your organization’s policies and the services your organization provides.


This study is directed by Mireille Paquet (Concordia University), in collaboration with Meghan Joy (Concordia University), John Shields (Ryerson University), Idil Atak (Ryerson University) and Graham Hudson (Ryerson University).  


This research is funded by the Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC), through the partnership Migration and Resilience in Urban Canada:  http://bmrc-irmu.info.yorku.ca/


By clicking next, you will learn more about what your participation entails and you will be able to decide if you want to participate.


Thank you for your time and consideration,


Mireille Paquet (Concordia University, mireille.paquet@concordia.ca)

Graham Hudson (Ryerson University, graham.hudson@crim.ryerson.ca)

Idil Atak (Ryerson University, idil.atak@crim.ryerson.ca)

John Shields (Ryerson University, jshields@politics.ryerson.ca)

Meghan Joy (Concordia University, meghan.joy@concordia.ca)

Should you have any question about this study and the questionnaire, you may contact Mireille Paquet through email (Mireille.paquet@concordia.ca) or by telephone (514-848-2424, extension: 2111).