The CRDCN is currently searching for an Executive Director to replace Dr. Robert McNutt, who will retire in April, 2016. It is hoped that the appointment of the new Executive Director will start before then, preferably before April 1, to facilitate the transition. Read the job description.
The colloquium on social statistics and local communities organized by our colleagues from the QICSS starts today in Rimouski. A distinctive list of speakers will examine opportunities in that field, as well as challenges and related problems, including those resulting from the abolition of the mandatory long form census. The program is available here.
Congratulations to Abdie Kazemipur, author of The Muslim Question in Canada: A Story of Segmented Integration (UBC Press, 2014), who has been selected by the Canadian Sociological Association as the 2015 recipient of the John Porter Tradition of Excellence Book Award. In addition to receiving the award at a special ceremony on June 3, 2015, Abdie will be a keynote speaker at the CSA's 2016 annual meeting.