To support the development and implementation of its Poverty Reduction Strategy, the federal Government is creating a Ministerial Advisory Committee on Poverty. Its members will act as a sounding board and will provide advice to the Minister on a range of poverty-related issues. Interested individuals who have relevant expertise and experience in this area are invited to submit their application by March 13. For more details about the mandate and the selection criteria, refer to the call for nominations. A public consultation is also ongoing until June.
Statistics Canada is looking for qualified candidates to staff part-time and full-time determinate positions as analysts in various RDCs, with the possibility of indeterminate positions. Locations with potential positions include Quebec City, Toronto, Saskatoon, Calgary, and Vancouver. A pool of qualified candidates will also be established. Online applications are accepted until March 7. All details are available here.
The Canadian Science Policy Centre is inviting panel proposals for the 2017 Canadian Science Policy Conference which will be held in Ottawa, next November. To mark Canada’s 150th anniversary, this year's conference will explore the achievements of science technology and innovation in the past 150 years, and discuss how we should align our policies to achieve greater prosperity in the next 50 years. The deadline to sumit a proposal is April 7. A detailed description of panel formats can be found here.