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Public consultations

The Government of British Columbia is launching a series of community consultations on issues facing people with disabilities and how government, businesses and communities can better support their participation and integration. The comments received will inform the development of a White Paper which will form the foundation of a Summit to be held in June 2014. Until February 14, the Quebec Government is also holding a prebudget consultation online.

10 January 2014 - 11:28am |

International Migrant Day

Today, one Canadian out of five is foreign-born. The selection and the integration of these new comers is one of the key issue for the future of the country, and many researchers have examined these questions and still do. As an example among many others, Chunling Fu et Ross Hickey’s research indicates that the introduction of occupational regulation increases the participation of immigrants in these occupations. Also of interest, Ted McDonald’s webinar comparing the process of immigrant selection and occupational outcomes of International Medical Graduates in the US and Canada. For more research results, consult our online bibliography in the publication section.

18 December 2013 - 2:03pm |

Retirement and pension issues

As Canadian Finance Ministers are meeting at Meech Lake to discuss the future of public pension plans, you may want to consult one of the several studies using RDC data to examine retirement and pension in Canada and that help better understand the stakes.

16 December 2013 - 2:31pm |