Inclusion is an idea that few reasonable people would argue against; there is little to be said for against political, social, and economic participation for all. Yet its practices seem fraught with questions, and tensions. This report peels back the layers of the discourse and offers a start to a more thoughtful conversation infused with renewed compassion.
Playing together – new citizens, sports & belonging is a national study that explores how new citizens participate in Canada’s sporting culture and shares how Canada’s sports organizations can more effectively engage new Canadians as participants and fans.
This study was made possible through the generous support of Bouygues Building Canada, and Doug and Lois Mitchell.
Canadians on Citizenship is the country’s first national survey to ask what it means to be a Canadian citizen. This survey dispels many myths surrounding Canadians’ beliefs about citizenship. The results show positive similarities among citizens born abroad, those born in Canada, and permanent residents.