Integrating Immigrants in Vancouver, Canada

by Leonie Sandercock and Giovanni Attili

“…We have written this book to accompany our film, “Where Strangers become Neighbours”. The film tells a very specific story of the integration of immigrants in Collingwood, a neighbourhood of 48.000 people in the eastern part of the City of Vancouver, part of the metropolitan area of Vancouver. The film is even more specific in focusing on the key role of one social institution, the Collingwood Neighbourhood House, in helping strangers to become neighbours. Much of the story is told in and through the voices of immigrants themselves, who have settled in this neighbourhood from many different parts of the world…”
(from the “Preface” – read more)

2009, XIV, 303 p. 137 illus.
With DVD., Hardcover
ISBN: 978-1-4020-9034-9

The book is available here