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Limitations to the use of ethnic origin data to quantify visible minorities in Canada

Walton O. Boxhill

Limitations to the use of ethnic origin data to quantify visible minorities in Canada

by Walton O. Boxhill

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Published by Statistics Canada, Housing, Family and Social Division in Ottawa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Minorities -- Canada.,
  • Canada -- Ethnic groups.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWalton O. Boxhill.
    SeriesWorking paper (General), Working paper : general series (Statistics Canada)
    ContributionsStatistics Canada.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination48 p. ;
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19576847M
    ISBN 100660527448

    Eva Zschirnt Measuring Hiring Discrimination – A History of Field Experiments in would put persons of a racial or ethnic origin at a particular disadvantage compared with other persons, 1 According to Statistics Canada, visible minorities are non-Caucasian . British Columbia has a very diverse ethnic population. First-generation immigrants from the British Isles remain a strong component of local society despite limitations on immigration from Britain since the ending of special status for British subjects in the s. Also present in large numbers relative to other cities in Canada (except Toronto), and also present in BC ever since the province was first settled (unlike Toronto), are many European ethnicities .

    An Overview of Racial and Ethnic Demographic Trends Gary ur, Molly Martin, Jennifer Eggerling-Boeck, Susan , and Ann P rovided here is an overview of major demographic trends for racial and ethnic groups in the United States over the past 50 or so years— a daunting undertaking for one paper, given the variety of groups. Currently are less than 60% of the population (without Louisiana) Formerly were a minority or plurality. In the United States of America, majority-minority area or minority-majority area is a term describing a United States state or jurisdiction whose population is composed of less than 50% non-Hispanic whites.

    Overview. The goal of this tutorial is to help you objectively analyze the phenomena of race and ethnicity as well as some of the world wide patterns of discrimination based on them. In doing this, it is important to suspend our own biases as much as possible and to take a cultural relativity approach. That is to say, we must not let our own cultural biases get in the way of understanding the. Firms are still not allowed to build and use data sets with “direct or indirect reference” to the ethnic or racial origins of their employees. 5 Yazid Sabeg, a businessman of Algerian origin appointed by the government to oversee issues of discrimination and diversity between and , and Claude Bébéar, the CEO of a major insurance.


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Limitations to the use of ethnic origin data to quantify visible minorities in Canada by Walton O. Boxhill Download PDF EPUB FB2

In an attempt to improve the practical use of this database for ethnicity-related research projects, we describe here a method for classifying Ontario CIC data records into Canada's 10 official visible minority ethnic groups (plus a white group) using either country of birth or country of birth plus mother tongue by: Visible minorities show the same level of sense of belonging to Canada and sense of belonging to ethnic group regardless of whether they live in a diverse neighbourhood or not.

Visible minorities have a stronger sense of belonging to their ethnic group than non-visible minorities. And Statistics Canada projections show that in some other cities – including Toronto, Vancouver and Calgary – visible minorities could be the majority by There is movement to produce.

Whereas the vast majority of immigrants several decades ago were of white European ethnicity, a large proportion of new immigrants to Canada are visible minorities—the Census reports that million of Canada's million immigrants were visible minorities (Statistics Canada, ).

This fact was also indicated in the relatively high. to use data sources such as public use s amples from the census, micro-censuses or l arge- scale government-sponsored surveys of the labour force, and in one case special studies of ethnic.

The assumption is that providing equitable, quality care requires race and ethnicity data, but to date research has not shown that knowledge about health inequities leads to better healthcare services at the individual level.

Indeed in the UK, Aspinall () found that little use was made of ethnicity data collected in healthcare settings. Eliminating racial and ethnic disparities in health care will require health care plans, hospitals, and other health care organizations to obtain race and ethnicity on their plan members or patients (Institute of Medicine ; National Quality Forum ; Workgroup on Quality: National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics ).Obtaining such data on all members represent a formidable.

This report highlights the actions that we have undertaken over the fiscal year – to advance the objectives of the Canadian Multiculturalism Act.

the Census of Population provided us with long form data on visible minorities and ethno-cultural diversity. ( incidents) of all hate crimes motivated by race and/or ethnicity in.

Unequal Chances: Ethnic Minorities in Western Labour Markets. defensive reactions on the part of ethnic minorities, especially visible. Canada 5th, Sweden 6th, Belgium 9th, USA 10th. Diversity was derived from a board-level measure of the membership composition based on Canadian census categories of ethnic origin and visible minority status.

The proportion of majority–minority members was reported as a percentage score (the number of visible minorities as a percentage of the total number of board members).

In recent years, use of the Census ethnic categories has been required in statutory agencies including the health sector, and, though data are far from complete, it is common to find information on service use and outcome by ethnic group.

Many large-scale national surveys also gather data on ethnic. Because it depends on the specific racial combination of the parents. May be due to the fact that the number American Indian population includes a large number of people with mixed ancestry and with varying degrees of American Indian identity.

Hispanic whites: due to prominence of ethnic Hispanic identity rather than racial identity. Ethnic identity is a multifaceted concept that describes how people develop and experience a sense of belonging to their culture.

Traditions, customs, and feelings about one’s heritage are also. 26 Boxhill, Walton O., Limitations to the Use of Ethnic Origin Data to Quantify Visible Minorities in Canada (Ottawa, ON: Minister of Supply and Services, ). Statistics Canada collects data on population groups – a separate category from ethnicity – meant to quantify the number of people who self-identify as white, Aboriginal or as members of a.

Both minorities turn out to have much higher suspect rates than expected given their self-reported offending rates.

The official suspect rate among the two minority groups varies between % (first-generation Turks) and % (second-generation Moroccans), which is between and times higher than for the native Dutch () in this age span.

Start studying Social Inequality, Race & Ethnicity. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Search. - Indigenous people are legally defined in Canada Visible Minorities.

people of non-caucasian ethnicity, non-white skin colour, and non Indigenous ancestry. Collecting data to monitor and evaluate special programs is allowed by the Code.

Data can also be collected for special programs if the information is used to show that groups are under-represented or face other forms of hardship or disadvantage. Visible minority. This term was adopted as a Statistics Canada departmental standard on J Immigrants, particularly members of visible minorities, are disadvantaged in both the wage labor and the self-employed markets.

This pattern has not been replicated in Canada, however; after controlling for several socioeconomic attributes, it is found that foreign-born, self-employed visible minority-group members are not at a disadvantage in relation to the majority population.

A year before the census ofa violent controversy erupted in the French press over rumours of a plan to introduce ethnic categories in the census questionnaire. 7 Amid a blaze of press articles, the controversy pitted a number of researchers, on the one hand, ready to denounce the idea as part of a drift toward racism, against a few researchers, on the other, who called for modifying the.

In Canada and the United States at various times measures of race, language use or ethnic origin have all been incorporated into census data. In Australia, as elsewhere, what is measured by the census is determined by political and sometimes administrative imperatives, rather than by the intrinsic or long-term interest of the data in isolation.The relationship between France and its minorities is complex, and often controversial.

Traditionally, France has been against minority rights. French authorities have consistently eschewed the use of the term “minorities” and any form of targeted ethnic, religious, or linguistic measures.We use terms like diversity and inclusion to describe someone’s characteristics, such as gender, ethnicity, physical ability and, sometimes, a person’s mental approaches.

For a number of reasons, business owners should be aware of cultural diversity. Under the Canadian Human Rights Act, discrimination on the following grounds is prohibited.