Section 1

Immigrant and Refugee Children and Youth in Canada

A number of factors influence the lives that immigrant and refugee children and youth will lead in Canada. Among these are their country of origin, their reason for emigrating, the location of their new home in Canada, and their age upon arrival. This section explores these factors and illustrates the diversity of children and youth who are new to Canada.

Section 1.1

Number and Proportion of Immigrant Children and Youth

Section 1.5

Immigrant Children and Youth Who Are in Visible Minority Groups