Dr Tom Carter

University Fellow

Tom Carter recently retired as Professor of Geography at the University of Winnipeg. He has also just completed a seven year term as Canada Research Chair in Urban Change and Adaptation. He continues his research activities as a Retired Scholar in the Geography Department and as President of Carter Research Associates. Prior to becoming the Research Chair, Dr Carter was Director of Urban and Regional Research at the University’s Institute of Urban Studies. 

Tom’s research experience covers a wide range of topics including housing and urban development issues, immigration policy and housing policies and programs for immigrants and refugees. He is also an active researcher on poverty alleviation and social policy issues specifically related to marginalized populations.

Research Interests

  • Housing policy: Canada and international
  • Housing markets, rental and ownership, rural and urban
  • Housing and immigration
  • Immigration policy and programs
  • Aboriginal housing and social issues
  • Social policy and poverty alleviation of marginalised populations
  • Panhandling: legislation versus services

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Publications & Resources

Book Chapters

Golebiowska, K., Carter, T., Taylor, A., & Boyle, A. (forthcoming, 2016), International Migration and the Changing Nature of Settlements at the Edge. In A.Taylor, D.B. Carson, P.C. Ensign, L. Husky, R. Rasmussen & G. Saxinger (eds.), Settlements at the Edge: Remote Human Settlements in Developed Nations. Gloucester, UK: Edward Elgar.

Carter, T. (2015). Challenges in Their New Home: Housing and Neighbourhood Experiences of Winnipeg Refugees. In J. Distasio & A. Kaufman (eds.), The Divided Prairie City: Income Inequality Among Winnipeg Neighbourhoods, 1970-2010. Institute of Urban Studies, University of Winnipeg.

Carter, T. (2012). Provincial Nominee Programs and Temporary Worker Programs: A Comparative Assessment of Advantages and Disadvantages in Addressing Labour Shortages. In C. Straehle & P. Lenard (eds.), Legislated Inequity: Temporary Migrant Workers in Canada (pp. 256-288). Montreal: McGill Queens University Press.

Carter, T., & Vitiello, D. (2012). Immigrants, Refugees and Housing. In C. Teixeira, W. Li & A. Kobayashi (eds.), Immigrant Geographies of North American Cities (pp. 91-111). Toronto: Oxford University Press.

Carter, T. (2012). The Canadian Housing Market: No Bubble? No Meltdown? In A. Bardhan, R. Edelstein & C. Kroll (eds.), One World, One Crisis: The Global Housing Market Meltdown (pp. 511-535). Hoboken, New Jersey: John Wiley and Sons. 

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

Carter, T. (2011). Neighbourhood Improvement: The Role of Housing and Housing Institutions. In S. Smith (eds.), International Encyclopaedia of Housing and Home. Langford Lane, Oxford, U.K.: Elsevier Publishing Ltd.

Carter, T. & Amoyaw, B. (2011). Manitoba: The Struggle to Attract and Retain Immigrants. In J. Biles, M. Burnstein & R. Vineberg (eds.), Integration and Inclusion of Newcomers and Minorities Across Canada (pp. 165-194). Montreal: McGill Queens University Press.

Carter, T. (2011). Neighbourhood Improvement: The Role of Housing and Housing Institutions. The International Encyclopaedia of Housing and Home.

Walker, R. & Carter, T. (2010). At Home in the City: Housing and Neighbourhood Transformation. In T. Bunting, P. Filion & R. Walker (eds.), Canadian Cities in Transition Fourth Edition, (pp. 342-356). Toronto: Oxford University Press.

Carter, T. (2009). Planning for Newcomers in Winnipeg's Inner City'' in Welcoming Communities: Planning/or Diverse Populations. Ottawa: Canadian Institute of Planners.

Carter, T. (2008. Manitoba. In S. Andrew & B. young (eds.), Foundations of Municipal Governance: Municipal Government in Canada's Provinces. Toronto: University of Toronto Press. 

Carter, T., & Polevychok, M., Friesen, A., & Osborne, J. (2008). The Housing Circumstances of Recently Arrived Refugees: The Winnipeg Experience. Edmonton: Prairie Metropolis Centre, University of Alberta. 

Carter T. (2007). A Primer on Newcomers, Housing and Homelessness, Ottawa: Metropolis. 

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

Journal Articles

Carter, T., Clement, G., & Vineberg, R. (2014). Manitoba’s Experience with Settlement Programming and Delivery (1999-2013). Canadian Diversity, 11, 59-68.

Carter, T., Pandey, M., & Townsend, J. (2010). The Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program: Attraction, Integration and Retention of Immigrants. Institute for Research on Public Policy, 10.

Carter, T. (2010). The Canadian Housing System. Asia-Pacfic Network for Housing Research Newsletter, 13.

Carter, T. (2010). The Challenges of lncreasing Diversity in Areas of Urban Decline: A Winnipeg Case Study. Canadian Issues: Newcomers' Experiences of Housing and Homelessness in Canada, Fall 2010, 96-99.

Carter, T. (2009). The Resettlement Experience of Privately Sponsored Refugees in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Our Diverse Cities: Prairie Region, 6, 104-108.

Carter, T. & Enns, R. (2009). Refugee Housing Trajectories in Edmonton, Calgary and Winnipeg. Our Diverse Cities: Prairie Region, 6, 109-113.

Carter, T. (2009). Planning for Newcomers in Winnipeg's Inner City. Welcoming Communities: Planning for Diverse Populations. 

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

Carter, T., & Osborne, J. (2009). Housing and Neighbourhood Challenges of Refugee Resettlement in Declining Inner City Neighbourhoods" in The Journal of Immigrant and Refugee Studies, 7(4), 308-327.

Carter, T., Morrish, M., & Amoyaw, B. (2008). Attracting Immigrants to Smaller Communities: Lessons Learned from the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program. Journal of lnternational Migration and Integration, 9(2), 161-183.

Carter, T., Vachon, M., Biles, J., Tolley, E., &  Zamprelli, J. (2006). Immigration and Diversity in Canadian Cities- Something to Talk About. Our Diverse Cities: Challenges and Opportunities, i-viii.

Carter, T., Friesen, A., & Polevychok, M. (2006). Winnipeg's Inner City: Research on the Challenges of Growing Diversity. Our Diverse Cities, 2, 50-55.

Carter, T., & Friesen, A. (2006). Working to Build a Stronger Inner City in Winnipeg: Introduction. Canadian Journal of Urban Research, 15(1), v-x.

Carter, T. (2005). The Influence of lmmigration on Global City Housing Markets: The Canadian Perspective. Urban Policy and Research, 23(3), 265-286.

Carter, T., & Friesen, A. (2005). Tackling the Challenges oflnner City Marginalization: A Partnership Approach: Introduction. Canadian Journal of Urban Research, 14(1), 1-7.

Carter, T. (2004). Canadian Housing Prices: The Road to Wealth? Urban Policy and Research, 22(1), 35-48.

Conference Papers & Presentations

Rural Development: Trends, Challenges, Opportunities and Approaches. Presentation to Southport Development Corporation, Portage la Prairie, April 27th, 2016

The Role of Housing in Neighbourhood Revitalization. Presentation to the Manitoba Department of Housing and Community Development, Sept. 2015

Challenges Associated with Housing Newcomers in Small and Mid-Sized Communities. Presentation to the National Congress of the Canadian Housing and Renewal Association, April, 2015

Amalgamation to Provide More Affordable Housing with Better Services. Presentation to the Manitoba Non-profit Housing Association, February 2015

The Value of Housing, Particularly Social Housing. Presentation to The Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, February 2014

The Evolution of Canadian Housing Policy: Looking Backwards and Looking Forward. Presentation to The Manitoba Department of Housing and Community Services, June 2014

Housing Issues, Challenges and Solutions in Rural Communities. Presentation to the Portage la Prairie and Central Plains Housing Forum, March 13th, 2013

Housing challenges for Newcomers in Manitoba. Presentation at Manitoba Immigrant and Refugee Settlement Sector Association Professional Development Conference. (Workshop on Affordable Housing for Newcomers), Winnipeg, MB, Canada. October, 2012 

Housing as Settlement: Issues and Solutions in Housing for Newcomers: A Manitoba Perspective. Presentation at the Canadian Housing and Renewal Association Webinar, Ottawa, ON, Canada, Nov. 7, 2012

St. Boniface: Solutions for a Changing Neighbourhood. Presented to Winnipeg Housing and Homelessness Initiative, Winnipeg, January, 28th 2011

Planning for the Knowns and the Unknowns: Issues and Directions. Presentation to The Manitoba Municipal Board, Winnipeg, Manitoba, April 6th 2011

An Evaluation of Experiences of Immigrants and Refugees Arriving in Manitoba. Presented to the Manitoba Immigration Summit sponsored by the Department of Labour and Immigration, June 11th 2011

Increasing the Supply of Affordable Housing in Saskatchewan: Challenges, Opportunities, and Options. Presented to the Enterprise Saskatchewan Board of Directors, Regina, July 13th 2011

Housing Issues, Challenges and Solutions in Rural Communities. Presented to The Interlake Housing Forum, Nov.10, 2011

Community Based Approaches for Providing Immigrant Housing in Small Communities. Presented to Strengthening Canada’s Communities, The Canadian Community Economic Development Conference, Winnipeg, October 22nd 2010

St. Boniface: Solutions for a Changing Neighbourhood. Presented to Riel Enterprises, St. Boniface, December 11th 2010

Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program Research Findings – Manitoba Settlement Conference 2010 “Linking Research and Practice”. Winnipeg. February 12th 2010.

Manitoba Municipalities: Issues in Governance and Planning – The Institute of Public Administration of Canada “Federal-Provincial Interactions with Municipalities”. Winnipeg. March 8th 2010.

Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program Research Findings – Manitoba Labour and Immigration. Winnipeg. June 16th 2010.

Immigrants, Refugees and Housing Market Implications in Manitoba – CMHC Housing Outlook. Newcomers: Housing Circumstances, Challenges and SolutionsWHHI 7th Annual Forum “Housing and Homelessness in a Changing City”. Winnipeg. September 18th 2009.

Working Solutions: Developing Resettlement and Integration Strategies Around Housing – Interfaith Health Care Association of Manitoba “Building Hope: Meeting Needs in Our Community”. Winnipeg. November 18-20th 2009.

Revitalizing Declining Urban Areas: Challenges and Opportunities for the Home Building Industry. Builders and Renovators Industry Trade Forum. Saskatoon. April. 2009.

Housing Economics 101: The business Case for Providing Affordable Housing and Ending Homelessness. The 41st Annual Conference of The Canadian Housing and Renewal Association, Toronto, April 2009.

Neighbourhood Revitalization: Building Policies to Make it Happen. The 41st Annual Conference of The Canadian Housing and Renewal Association, Toronto, April 2009.

Housing for Newcomers. Workshop for Manitoba Family Services and Housing, Winnipeg, April, 2009.

Rural Manitoba Housing Challenges: Immigrants and Temporary Foreign Workers in Rural Manitoba. Research Symposium sponsored by Manitoba Family Services and Housing. April 2009.

Housing and Poverty: Alternatives Looking Forward, Using Housing Policy More Effectively. Canadian Social Forum, Canadian Council on Social Development. Calgary. May 2009.

Current Housing Challenges and Strategies: Developing a Modern Housing Policy. Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation Housing Leaders Conference. Ottawa. October 2008.

Ten Year Strategic Plan for Manitoba Housing: Housing Challenges and the Role of Housing Policy. HMC (Housing Management Committee) Planning Workshop. Winnipeg. November 2008.

Planning for the Future: A long Term Housing Strategy for Manitoba. Presentation to the Minister and senior staff of Manitoba Family Services and Housing. Winnipeg. November. 2008.

Poverty and Social Development in Manitoba. Winnipeg Poverty Reduction Council. Winnipeg. December 2008.

The Longitudinal Study of Refugee Housing Circumstances in Winnipeg. Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation Research Seminar. Ottawa. December. 2008.

Towards Housing First: Broadening Housing Policy to Address the Needs of the Hidden Homeless. Presentation to the Homelessness Partnering Strategy: National Forum, January 16th, 2008, Ottawa.

Province of Manitoba Initiatives to Promote Regionalization of Immigration Through the Provincial Nominee Program. Presentation to Swedish Delegation of Regionalization Policies on Immigration, Winnipeg, January 23rd, 2008

Preliminary Findings from the Evaluation of the Privately Sponsored Refugee Program. Presented to Manitoba Department of Labour and Immigration and Citizenship and Immigration Canada, January 29th, 2008, Winnipeg (workshop presentation)

The Privately Sponsored Refugee Program: an Evaluation of the Resettlement Experience During the First Years in Canada. Presentation of Initial Findings to Manitoba Department of Labour and Immigration, Winnipeg, February 21st, 2008. (Carter and Friesen)

The Housing Trajectories of Refugees in Winnipeg: Do They Lead to Successful Resettlement and Integration? Presentation to Association of American Geographers, Annual Meeting Boston 2008, April 16th, 2008.

The Housing Trajectories of Refugees in Winnipeg: Do They Lead to Successful Resettlement and Integration? Presentation to Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization of Manitoba, April 29th, 2008.

Making Manitoba A Have Province: Housing: Living Without Shortages: The Challenges Ahead. Presentation to The Manitoba Chamber of Commerce 77th Annual General Meeting, May 3rd, 2008.

The Housing Trajectories of Refugees in Winnipeg: Do They Lead to Successful Resettlement and Integration? Presentation to Metropolis Brown Bag, May 6th, 2008.

The Settlement Experiences of Privately Sponsored Refugees: A Facilitated Policy-Research Discussion. Presentation to Metropolis, May 6th, 2008.

Refugee Housing Circumstances in Winnipeg, Edmonton and Calgary. Presented to Growing Opportunities, Shrinking Options. seminar sponsored by Manitoba Labour and Immigration, Winnipeg, March 14th, 2007

Housing in the 21st Century: Challenges and Policy Directions. Presented to Manitoba Family Services and Housing; Strategic Planning Session, Winnipeg, April 10th, 2007

The Downtown Most Winnipeggers Never Experience. Presentation to Manitoba Hydro Joint Divisional Meeting, Winnipeg, June 8th, 2007

Privately Sponsored Refugees In Winnipeg: Program Characteristics and Challenges. Presented to Manitoba Labour and Immigration, Winnipeg, August 20th, 2007

Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program: The Settlement Experience of Recent Arrivals. Presented to Citizenship and Immigration Canada and Manitoba Labour and Immigration, Winnipeg, August 27th, 2007

Enhancing Delivery Models and New Partnerships to Address Homelessness. Presented to Human Resources and Social Development Canada, Ottawa, September 10th, 2006

Housing Policy Challenges for the 21st Century. Presented to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, Ottawa, October 31st, 2006

Research Reports

Carter, T. (2016). Panhandlers and the Panhandling By-law: Policy Implications Associated with Eliminating the By-Law. Winnipeg, Manitoba: Public Interest Law Centre.

Carter, T. (2014). Panhandling in Winnipeg: An Update on Panhandler Characteristics and Panhandling Issues. Winnipeg, Manitoba: Public Interest Law Centre.

Carter, T. (2013). Redesigning the Saskatchewan Housing Authority System: A Preliminary Analysis with Recommendations. The Saskatchewan Housing Corporation. 

Carter, T., Clement, G., & Vineberg, R. (2013). The Realigned System of Settlement Service Delivery in Manitoba: A Case Study. Immigration Research West. 

Carter, T., & Geisbrecht, S. (2012). immigration and Rural Communities: People, Plans, and Actions - Community Profile Methodology. Rural Development Institute, Brandon University.

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

Carter T. (2012) Planning, Development, Growth Strategy, and Welcoming Community Issues - A Comparison of Three Centres - Winkler, Neepawa, and Swan River. Rural Development Institute, Brandon University. 

Carter T., Geisbrecht, S., & Zell, S. (2012). The Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program: An Evaluation of Manitoba's Principal Component of Immigration Policy. Manitoba Department of Immigration and Multiculturalism, Government of Manitoba, Winnipeg.

Carter, T. (2011). Increasing the Supply of Affordable Housing in Saskatchewan: Challenges, Opportunities, and Options. Enterprise Saskatchewan, Government of Saskatchewan. 

Carter, T. (2011). Assessing Housing investment Needs and Priorities in Saskatchewan Communities. Enterprise Saskatchewan, Government of Saskatchewan. 

Carter, T. (2011). Options for Stimulating the Production of Affordable Housing. Enterprise Saskatchewan, Government of Saskatchewan. 

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

Carter, T. (2011). Addressing Poverty in Manitoba: Are Energy Subsidies the Best Option?  The Public Interest Law Centre of Manitoba.

Koop, N. and T. Carter. (2011). A Scan of Refugee Mental Health Issues in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Public Health Agency of Canada. Ottawa. 

Carter, T. (2011). Immigration and Rural Communities: People, Plans, and Actions- Community Profiles: Winkler, Neepawa, and Swan River ­ Growth, Instability, and Decline. Rural Development Institute, Brandon University. 

Carter, T. (2011). Planning, Development, Growth Strategy, and Welcoming Community Issues - A Comparison of Three Centres - Winkler, Neepawa, and Swan River. Rural Development Institute, Brandon University. 

Carter, T. (2010). An Evaluation of the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program: Policy Reflections. Manitoba Department of Labour and Immigration. 

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

Carter, T., & Tough, C. (2010). St Boniface: Solutions for a Changing Neighbourhood. Enterprises Riel, St Boniface, Winnipeg.

Carter, T., Enns, R., & Garcea, J. (2010). Newcomer Housing Studies on the Prairies: Growing Numbers and Shrinking Housing Options. Homeless Partnering Secretariat, Human Resources and Skills Development Canada, Ottawa. 

Carter, T. (2010). Stimulating the Production of Affordable Rental Housing, prepared for Winnipeg Realtors Association. 

Carter, T., Garcea, J. & Enns, R. (2010). Prairie Case Studies on Immigrants and Refugee Housing Circumstances. Homeless Partnering Secretariat. Human Resources and Social Development Canada. Ottawa. 

Carter, T., Pandey, M., & Townsend, J. (2010). The Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program: Attraction, Integration and Retention of Immigrants. IRPP Study, No. 10, October 2010. 

Carter, T., & Polevychok, C. (2009). Manitoba. Poverty Reduction Policies and Programs: Social Development Report Series 2009. Ottawa: Canadian Council on Social Development. 

Carter, T., Polevychok, C., Osborne, J., Gunn, A., & Wolfe, C. (2009). Housing for Manitobans: A Ten Year Strategy. Manitoba Family Services and Housing.

Gunn, A., Carter, T., & Osborne, J. (2009). The Secondary Rental Market: A Literature Review and Case Study. Manitoba Family Services and Housing and Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation.

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

Carter, T., Polevychok, C., Osborne, J., Adler, M., & Friesen, A. (2009). An Evaluation of the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program. Manitoba Department of Labour and Immigration. 

Carter, T., Polevychok, C., Osborne, J., Gunn, A., & Wolfe, C. (2009). Housingfor Manitobans: A Ten Year Strategy. Manitoba Family Services and Housing. 

Gunn, A., Carter, T., & Osborne, J. (2009). The Secondaty Rental Market: A Literature Review and Case Study. Manitoba Family Services and Housing and Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation.

Carter, T., Polevychok, C., Friesen, A., & Osborne, J. (2009). The Resettlement Experience of Refugee Households in Winnipeg: A Three Year Trajectmy of Housing and Neighbourhood Experiences. Homeless Partnering Secretariat ofHRSDC. Ottawa. 

Carter, T. (2008). Renewing Neighbourhoods with Housing: Policy Principles and Options. Canadian Housing and Renewal Association, Ottawa. 

Carter, T. (2008). Canadian Policy Paper: Canadian Policy Update. Prepared for the Tri-Country Conference, Ottawa. Canadian Housing and Renewal Association. 

Carter, T., Polevychok, M., Friesen, A., & Osborne, J. (2008). The Housing Circumstances of Recently Arrived Refugees: The Winnipeg Experience. Edmonton: Prairie Metropolis Centre, University of Alberta.

Carter, T., Polevychok, C., Friesen, A., & Osborne, J. (2008). Privately Sponsored Refugees: Phase One Report. Manitoba Department of Labour and Immigration. 

Carter, T., Polevychok, M., Friesen, A., & Osborne, J. (2008).The Resettlement Experiences of Privately Sponsored Refugees. Manitoba Labour and Immigration. August. 

Carter, T. (2008). Refugees Face Housing Challenges in Winnipeg. National Housing Committee Newsletter. Ottawa: Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation.

Carter, T., Polevychok, C., Friesen, A., & Osborne, J. (2008). Privately Sponsored Refugees: Phase One Report. Manitoba Department of Labour and Immigration. 

Carter, T., Polevychok, M., Friesen, A., & Osborne, J. (2008). The Resettlement Experiences of Privately Sponsored Refugees: Phase Two Report. Manitoba Labour and Immigration. 

Carter, T., Maunder, M., Maracle, V., Polevychok, M., & Janzen, T. (2006). Echoes of Inner City Voices. Winnipeg Inner City Research Alliance, University of Winni}Jeg, Winnipeg.

Carter, T., & McGregor, B. (2006). Re-Characterizing Winnipeg's Neighbourhoods: Designation and Mapping Analysis. City of Winnipeg.

Carter, T., Friesen, A., Polevychok, C., & Osborne, J. (2006). Panhandling in Winnipeg: Legislation versus Support Services. Public Interest Law Centre. 

Carter, T., & Polevychok, M. (2006). Enhancing Partnership and Delivery Models to Address Homelessness. Human Resources and Social Development Canada, Ottawa, September 2006.

Carter, T. (2006). Canadian Cities Face Increasing Diversity: Are They up to the Challenge? Dialogues, 2(2).

Carter, T., & Polevychok, M. (2006). Understanding Disinvestment and Decline. Canada Research Chair in Urban Change and Adaptation, Department of Geography, University of Winnipeg, Winnipeg.

Carter, T., Maunder, M., Maracle, V., Polevychok, M., & Janzen, T. (2006). Echoes of Inner City Voices. Prepared for Winnipeg Inner City Research Alliance, University of Winnipeg, Winnipeg. 

Carter, T., Friesen, A., Polevychok, C., & Osborne, J. (2006). Panhandling in Winnipeg: Legislation versus Support Services. Public Interest Law Centre.

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

Carter, T., & Polevychok, C. (2005). Housing Delivery Models, a discussion paper prepared for Human Resources and Skills Development Canada, Ottawa, February 2005.

Carter, T., & Polevychok, C. (2005). Literature Review on Needs and Issues of Aboriginal People. Federation of Canadian Municipalities, Ottawa.

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

Carter, T., & Polevychok, C. (2004). Scoping Research on Issues for Municipal Government and Aboriginal People Living within Their Boundaries, prepared for Federation of Canadian Municipalities, Ottawa.

Carter, T., & Polevychok, C. (2004). Housing is Good Social Policy. Canadian Policy Research Networks Inc., Ottawa.

Guest Editor

Carter, T., Derwing, T., Ogilvie L., & Wotherspoon, T. (2009). Our Diverse Cities: Prairie Region, 6(4). Ottawa: Metropolis.

Carter, T., Vachon, M., Biles, J., Tolley, E., & Zamprelli, J. (2006). Our Diverse Cities: Challenges and Opportunities. Canadian Journal of Urban Research, 15(2).

Carter, T., & Friesen, A. (2006). Working to Build a Stronger Inner City in Winnipeg. Canadian Journal of Urban Research, 15(1).

Carter, T., & Friesen, A. (2005). Tackling the Challenges of Inner City Marginalization: A Partnership Approach. Canadian Journal of Urban Research, 14(1).

Professional Positions, Memberships & Awards

Professional Positions

  • Currently a Research Associate at the Rural Development Institute at Brandon University
  • Before joining the University of Winnipeg in 1985, Executive Director of the Research and Policy Development Division with the Saskatchewan Housing Corporation
  • He held various positions in research and program delivery with the Housing Corporation in the period 1974 to 1985.
  • Urban Planner with the National Capital Development Commission, Canberra Australia. 

Memberships

  • Member of the Irish Research Council Postdoctoral International Assessment Board
  • Member of the Housing Minister’s Advisory Roundtable in the Province of Manitoba
  • Member of the Academic Assessment Board of the Neighbourhood Change Research project, funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.
Dr Tom Carter

Contacts

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