On April 25, Statistics Canada will host the first of a four-part speaker series organized to mark the 150th anniversary of Confederation. Peter S. Li, Professor Emeritus at the University of Saskatchewan, will address the ‘construction of diversity’ in Canada, based not only on demographic realities but also on normative values at different points in time. His presentation will be followed by a panel discussion with Jack Jedwab, Ümit Kiziltan, Nora Spinks, Yoko Yoshida and Jean-Pierre Corbeil. The Chief Statistician of Canada, Anil Arora, will chair the event. Register early, as space is limited.
The Social Research and Demonstration Corporation is seeking a full-time researcher with a strong demonstrated interest in employment and labour market policy. The successful candidate will contribute to several studies and innovative policy research initiatives in areas such as: essential skills training, adult learning, youth employment, labour market integration of people with disabilities, career education programs for high school students, labour market integration of immigrants or long-term social assistance recipients. Submit your application by April 13, 2017. Read the job description.
The Toronto RDC invites you to its first Data Day which will be held in the Robarts Library on April 27. The program includes a keynote address by Dr. Valerie Tarasuk on food insecurity in Canada, and a plenary discussion moderated by Dr. Cameron Crawford at the end of the day. Registration is free but mandatory.