CRDCN 2015 National Conference


Research and Public Policy:
Health, Economic and Social Perspectives

Toronto, November 5-6, 2015


Click here for more details and to submit a proposal.

8th QICSS New Researchers Conference


« Research Questions and Social Statistics:
Various Paths to Shed Light on Social Issues»

Friday, March 13, 2015
Concordia University, Montreal

Program and registration

New Research Opportunities Using Historical Census Micro-Data in the RDCs

CRDCN Webinar

Presenter: Danielle Gauvreau

Click here to view the recording on YouTube.

Pourquoi les femmes gagnent-elles moins que les hommes ?

CRDCN Webinar

Presenter: Carole Vincent

Click here to view the recording on YouTube.

You can also read her synthesis on the issue.

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

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 Federation of Canadian Demographers invites proposals for its upcoming conference “Revisiting the demographic challenges of the 21st Century -  Population dynamics, demographic methods and public policy” which will take place in Ottawa on June 4&5 2015.  Send abstracts by email to by March 1st 2015. This conference is a joint initiative of the Canadian Population Society and the Association des démographes du Québec.

    18 February 2015 - 9:38am |
  • New Graduate Student Exchange Program

    Pathways to Prosperity (P2P) launches an exchange program providing opportunities for graduate students to conduct research in new locations under the supervision of P2P members. The program will provide travel funding of up to $2,500 to four students, who will also eligible to additional funding through the Mitacs Accelerate program. Applications should be submitted by email to Michael Haan ( The dead line to apply is March 27, with placements to begin in the Summer or Fall of 2015.

    29 January 2015 - 1:58pm |
  • Call for Abstract: Dealing with Aboriginal issues through Applied Sociology

    As part of the Canadian Sociological Association annual meeting, Linda Gerber is organizing an applied sociology session on issues faced by Aboriginal peoples, including but not limited to the areas of health, family, education, employment, substance abuse, governance, arrest and incarceration, racism and discrimination. Research may involve collaboration with Aboriginal communities or organizations or may be based on independent data collection or on surveys conducted by Statistics Canada. The underlying goal is to inform public policy. The deadline to submit a proposal is February 2.

    20 January 2015 - 2:37pm |