Most of our clients have recently come to Canada as immigrants and refugees. They are also a highly diverse group of people in terms of their countries of origin, their ethnocultural backgrounds, the languages they speak and the circumstances under which they have immigrated to Canada.
Where our clients are from
The top countries of origin for clients seen by our service providers in 2009-2010 (fiscal year):
- Myanmar (Burma)
(excludes Canadian born clients, who are mostly children)
Our clients speak more than 40 different languages. The top languages (other than English) spoken by clients seen by service providers in 2009-2010 were:
- Persian or Farsi