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.

CRDCN 2014 National Conference

Investing in our Futures

The Power Point presentations as well as the video of our keynote speaker, Janet Currie ("The importance of Child Health") are now available.

CRDCN Webinar

Differences between immigrants at various durations of residence and host population in all-cause mortality, Canada 1991–2006


Listen to our webinar with Walter Omariba to find the answer.

Breastfeeding and cognitive skills

Now available: The latest CRDCN Research Highlight assessing the relative impact of breastfeeding and home environment on poverty gaps in Canadian children’s cognitive skills.

Can Breastfeeding Reduce Socioeconomic Disparities in Children’s Cognitive Skills?

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

Recent News

  • 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 |
  • Parliamentary Internship Programme : Call for Applications

    Ten Young Professionals: Ten months on Parliament Hill: Don’t miss the opportunity! The Parliamentary Internship Programme is an initiative of the Canadian Political Science Association delivered in cooperation with the House of Commons. It gives you the opportunity to work and study on Parliament Hill from September to June, with a $23,000 stipend. You are a university graduate, a Canadian citizen or permanent resident, and under 35 years old? Apply by January 31.

    19 January 2015 - 2:24pm |
  • Call for proposals: Hate Crime Data Pilot Project

    To increase the accessibility of the Incident-based Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Survey data, the Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics, in conjunction with Statistics Canada, is conducting a pilot project whereby UCR hate crime data for 2010, 2011, and 2012 will be placed in a select number of RDCs. To take part in this pilot project, researchers are invited to submit a proposal by February 26. Details and selection criteria are available here.

    9 January 2015 - 1:59pm |