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Refugees Welcome Here: Awareness, Advocacy and Action

The Canadian Council for Refugees is hosting its spring Consultation on June 2 to 4, in Saskatoon, with the participation of the Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, John McCallum. The consultation will bring together over 300 people from across Canada and beyond and offer key opportunities for information exchange, networking, and strategy development. Discussions will address issues that challenge refugees, immigrants, advocates and community workers. To know more and register, click here.

5 May 2016 - 4:19pm |

Canada's Number 1 Numbers Man

Last Sunday, the Sunday Edition of CBC Radio One featured an interview with Wayne R. Smith, Chief Statistician of Canada. The 25-minute interview with host Michael Enright is available here.

5 April 2016 - 11:05am |

Budget 2016: Good News for the Network

The Liberal Government’s first budget contains commitments that are very encouraging for Research Data Centres across Canada. Coming in the wake of the reinstatement of the long-form census, the budget underlines the importance that the new Government places on data and evidence to make informed policy decisions. The CRDCN applauds the federal commitment to gather reliable and timely data to support policy-making.

30 March 2016 - 10:25am |