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Senior Scholar

Tom Carter

Dr. Tom Carter, Professor (retired)

Department of Geography
University of Winnipeg
515 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 2E9
Canada

E-mail: tsc77@mymts.net

   

Education:
B.A.(Manitoba)
M.A.(Saskatchewan)
Ph.D.(Alberta)

Areas of Interest:
Housing Policy/Market
Immigration Policy Issues
Urban Development/Revitalization
Social Policy

Research Interests:
Inner city decline and revitalization.
Poverty and social policy.
Housing policy and programs
.
Immigration policy issues.


Refereed Papers (selected publications):
Carter, T.  “Provincial Nominee Programs and Temporary Worker Programs: A Comparative Assessment of Advantages and Disadvantages in Addressing Labour Shortages” in Legislated Inequity: Temporary Migrant Workers in Canada edited by Christine Straehle and Patti Lenard. Montreal: McGill Queens University Press.  2012. Chapter 8, pp. 256-288.

Carter, T. and D. Vitiello.   “Immigrants, Refugees and Housing” in Immigrant Geographies of North American Cities edited by C. Teixeira, W. Li and A. Kobayashi.  Toronto:  Oxford University Press.  2012.  Chapter 5, pp. 91-111.

Carter, T.  “The Canadian Housing Market: No Bubble? No Meltdown?in One World, One Crisis: The Global Housing Market Meltdown edited by Ashok Bardhan, Robert Edelstein and Cynthia Kroll. Hoboken, New Jersey: John Wiley and Sons. 2012.  Chapter 23, pp. 511-535.

Golebiowska, K., M. Valenta and T. Carter.  “International Immigration Trends and Data” in Demography at the Edge:  Remote Human Populations in Developed Nations edited by D. Carson, R. Rasmussen, P. Ensign, L. Huskey and A. Taylor.  Farnham, United Kingdom:  Ashgate Publishing Ltd.  2011.  pp. 53-84.

Carter, T.  “Neighbourhood Improvement:  The Role of Housing and Housing Institutions” in The International Encyclopaedia of Housing and Home.  Langford Lane, Kidlington, Oxford, U.K.:  Elsevier Publishing Ltd.  2011.  4,000 words.

Carter, T. and B. Amoyaw.  “Manitoba: The Struggle to Attract and Retain Immigrants” in Integration and Inclusion of Newcomers and Minorities Across Canada edited by John Biles, Meyer Burnstein and Robert Vineberg. Montreal: McGill Queens University Press. 2011.  Chapter 6,pp. 165-194.

Carter, T., M. Pandey, and J. Townsend.   The Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program: Attraction, Integration and Retention of Immigrants Institute for Research on Public Policy. No. 10, October 2010.  41 pp.

Walker, R. and T. Carter.  “At Home in the City:  Housing and Neighbourhood Transformation” in Canadian Cities in Transition Fourth Edition, edited by T. Bunting, P. Filion and R. Walker.  Toronto: Oxford University Press. 2010.  Chapter 20, pp. 342-356.

Carter, T. and J. Osborne. “Housing and Neighbourhood Challenges of Refugee Resettlement in Declining Inner City Neighbourhoods” in the Journal of Immigrant and Refugee Studies, 7(4). 2009.

Carter, T., C. Polevychok and J. Osborne. “the Role of Housing and Neighbourhood in the Re-Settlement Process: A Case Study of Refugee Households in Winnipeg ” in the Canadian Geographer,53(3). pp. 305-322. 2009.

Carter, T. “Manitoba” in Foundations of Municipal Governance: Municipal Government in Canada's Provinces, edited by Sancton, Andrew and Bob Young. Toronto: University of Toronto Press. 2008. 93pp.

Carter, T. with M. Polevychok, A. Friesen and J. Osborne. The Housing Circumstances of Recently Arrived Refugees: The Winnipeg Experience. Edmonton: Prairie Metropolis Centre, University of Alberta. 2008. 146 pp.

Carter, T. with Margot Morrish and Benjamin Amoyaw. “Attracting Immigrants to Smaller Communities: Lessons Learned from the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program” in Journal of International Migration and Integration. 9(2). 2008. 22 pp.

Carter, T., A. Friesen and M. Polevychok. “Winnipeg's Inner City: Research on the Challenges of Growing Diversity” in Our Diverse Cities (2) Metropolis Project, Citizenship and Immigration Canada, Ottawa. Summer 2006.

Carter, T. and A. Friesen. Editors. “Working to Build a Stronger Inner City in Winnipeg,” in Canadian Journal of Urban Research 15(1), a Special Issue of the Journal, Institute of Urban Studies, University of Winnipeg, Summer 2006.

Carter, T. “The Influence of Immigration on Global City Housing Markets: The Canadian Perspective,” in Urban Policy and Research 23(3) Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, London U.K., September 2005, pp 265-286.

Carter, T. and C. Polevychok. Housing is Good Social Policy, Canadian Policy Research Networks Inc., Ottawa. December 2004.

Carter, T. “Canadian Housing Prices: The Road to Wealth?” in Urban Policy and Research 22(1) Carfax Publishers, London U.K., March 2004, pp 35-48.

Professional Reports/Articles (selected publications):
Carter, T. and S. Geisbrecht. Immigration and Rural Communities:  People, Plans, and Actions – Community Profile Methodology, prepared for Rural Development Institute, Brandon University. 2012. 20 pp.

Carter T. and S. Geisbrecht. Immigration and Rural Communities:  People, Plans, and Actions – Community Profiles of Winkler, Neepawa, and Swan River (Growth, Stability, and Decline), prepared for Rural Development Institute, Brandon University. 2012.  55 pp.

Carter T.  Planning, Development, Growth Strategy, and Welcoming Community Issues – A Comparison of Three Centres – Winkler, Neepawa, and Swan River, prepared for Rural Development Institute, Brandon University. 2012.  22 pp.

Carter T., S. Geisbrecht, and S. Zell.  The Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program:  An Evaluation of Manitoba’s Principal Component of Immigration Policy, prepared for Manitoba Department of Immigration and Multiculturalism, Government of Manitoba, Winnipeg. 2012.  180 pp.

Carter, T.  Increasing the Supply of Affordable Housing in Saskatchewan: Challenges, Opportunities, and Options, prepared for Enterprise Saskatchewan, Government of Saskatchewan. 2011. 103 pp.

Carter, T. Energy Programs and Poverty Alleviation: A Discussion Paper, prepared for The Consumers Association of Canada (Manitoba Branch) and The Manitoba Society of Seniors. 2010.  64 pp.

Carter, T.  Addressing Poverty in Manitoba: Are Energy Subsidies the Best Option? prepared for The Public Interest Law Centre of Manitoba. 2011.  12 pp.

Koop, N. and T. Carter.  A Scan of Refugee Mental Health Issues in Winnipeg, Manitoba, prepared for the Public Health Agency of Canada. Ottawa. 2011.  52 pp.

Carter, T.  An Evaluation of the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program:  Policy Reflections, prepared for Manitoba Department of Labour and Immigration. 2010. 22 pp.

Carter, T.  Housing Strategies for Immigrants in Rural Southern Manitoba, prepared for Rural Development Institute, Brandon University, Brandon.  2010.  43 pp.

Carter, T. C. Polevychok, J. Osborne, M. Adler and A. Friesen.  An Evaluation of the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program, prepared for Manitoba Department of Labour and Immigration. 2009.  170 pp.

Carter, T., C. Polevychok, J. Osborne, A. Gunn and C. Wolfe.  Housing for Manitobans: A Ten Year Strategy, prepared for Manitoba Family Services and Housing.  2009.  310 pp.

Gunn, A., T. Carter, and J. Osborne.  The Secondary Rental Market: A Literature Review and Case Study, prepared for Manitoba Family Services and Housing and Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation.  2009.  12 pp.

Carter, T.,  C. Polevychok, A. Friesen, and J. Osborne.  The Resettlement Experience of Refugee Households in Winnipeg: A Three Year Trajectory of Housing and Neighbourhood Experiences, prepared for the Homeless Partnering Secretariat of HRSDC. Ottawa.  2009.  75 pp.

Carter, T. C. Polevychok, A. Friesen, and J. Osborne.  Privately Sponsored Refugees: Phase One Report prepared for Manitoba Department of Labour and Immigration.  2008.  81 pp.

Carter, T. with M. Polevychok, A. Friesen and J. Osborne. The Resettlement Experiences of Privately Sponsored Refugees, prepared for Manitoba Labour and Immigration. August. 2008. 176 pp.

Carter, T., M. Maunder, V. Maracle, M. Polevychok and T. Janzen. Echoes of Inner City Voices prepared for Winnipeg Inner City Research Alliance, University of Winnipeg, Winnipeg. 2006.
Carter, T., A. Friesen, C. Polevychok and J. Osborne. Panhandling in Winnipeg: Legislation versus Support Services Public Interest Law Centre, 2006. 218 pp.

Carter, T. and D. Bruce, Rural and Small Towns Research Programme, Mount Allison University, Sackville.  Social Housing in the Context of Rural Depopulation prepared for Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, Ottawa. February 2005.

Carter, T. with David Bruce, Rural and Small Towns Research Programme, Mount Allison University, Sackville and Starr Group Inc. Housing Needs of Low Income People Living in Rural Areas, prepared for Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, Ottawa, September 2003.

 


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