CRDCN 2014 National Conference

Investing in our Futures

October 29-31, 2014

Winnipeg, Manitoba

Click here for more information.

Registration is now open. Early bird pricing until 21 September.

Income & children's outcomes

Can income transfers, such as child benefits, improve children's outcomes? Annie McEwen et Jennifer Stewart review the evidence in the most recent CRDCN synthesis

CRDCN webinar

Using StatsCan datasets to uncover policy drivers of household food insecurity in Canada, 1994-2009

With Lynn McIntyre

Watch it on our YouTube channel

Conjugal violence among LGB couples

The most recent CRDCN Research Highlight on conjugal violence reported by lesbians, gays and bisexuals persons in Canada is now available.

Intimate Partner Violence in Canadian LGB communities

Social Determinants of Health

QICSS International conference: Social policy and Health Inequalities

Now available: Videos of the conference

Gender Wage Gap

In spite of remarkable progress in the labour market and in educational attainment over the last few decades, women still earn less than men: Why?

In this recent CRDCN knowledge synthesis, Carole Vincent examines the question:

Why do women earn less than men?

Recent News

  • Call for papers

    The Scientific Panel on Nuptiality of the International Union for the Scientific Study of Population and the Institut national de la recherche scientifique (INRS) invite research proposals to participate in the International Seminar on “Separation, Divorce, Repartnering and Remarriage around the World” which will be held in Montreal on May 4 to 6, 2015 in Montreal. The deadline to submit an abstract is September 15. For all details, click here.

    14 July 2014 - 1:32pm |
  • Health Inequalities

    Recently, the QICSS held an international conference where dozens of researchers from here and abroad met to discuss the impact of social policies on health inequalities. You can now watch online the videos of the presentations given during this meeting. Among the highlights, we wish to point out the presentations of the first panel in which Sylvie Michaud, Daniel Fuller et Denis Hamel discussed the implications for health inequalities research of the abolition of the Canadian long-form census and its replacement by the National Household Survey.

    7 July 2014 - 10:42am |
  • Two new papers on the impact of immigration

    The Canadian Labour Market and Skills Researcher Network (CLSRN) recently released two working papers based on confidential microdata from various surveys available in the RDCs. Haimin Zhang (BCI RDC) analyses the relationship between immigration and crime rates in Canada in “Immigration and Crime: Evidence from Canada”, while Yigit Aydede (Atlantic RDC) investigates how location choices of native-born workers can be influenced by the conditions in both the potential destinations and the departure regions in “Immigration and Location Choices of Native-Born Workers in Canada”.

    2 July 2014 - 11:51am |