We are pleased to inform you that the CRDCN is sponsoring a special session on “The State of Labour Market Data in Canada” at the forthcoming Conference of the Canadian Economics Association in Toronto. Ana M. Ferrer (University of Waterloo), Marc Frenette (Statistics Canada), and Randall Bartlett (TD Bank Group) will discuss the current data challenges, developments, and opportunities in labour market research. Chaired by Mostafa Askari (Parliamentary Budget Office), the panel will be held on May 30 from 2:00PM to 3:30PM. Two regular CRDCN sessions on immigration issues will also be held on May 29 and 30. Details and registration on the CEA website.
Aboriginal Policy Studies journal, in partnership with Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada, invites articles for a special issue dedicated to research using data from the 2012 Aboriginal Peoples Survey, to be released in winter 2016. While all sorts of research is encouraged, special interest is in analyses of education and employment data or topics that relate to the economic engagement of Aboriginal people in Canada. The deadline to submit an article is August 15.
The Research Group on Human Capital invites you to attend its second workshop, which will be held on Friday, April 17, 2015, at the University of Quebec in Montreal. The workshop will focus on the formation of health and well-being in the family and investigate the contribution of different public policies to reducing health inequalities in children and their parents. Registration (including lunch) is free but mandatory. Click here for more details and to register.