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Much of the research undertaken with data available through the CRDCN is health related. This section was developed to help you find relevant news, publications, and videos. The main datasets used to examine health issues are also listed.

Job opportunity

The Applied Public Health Chair in Urban Interventions and Population Health is looking for a Coordinator to supervise its INTERACT research project which aims to evaluate several major urban interventions in four Canadian cities in terms of the impact on population health and health inequalities impact. The project will recruit four new cohorts, measure people with wearable sensor devices, and build a comprehensive Geographic Information System for continuous tracking of changes to the urban form. The coordinator will be responsible for the national coordination of the project and will work in close collaboration with the management team. Apply before February 13. More details here.

7 February 2017 - 4:04pm |

Pilot project in the RDCs: call for proposals

Together with the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI), Statistics Canada is launching a pilot project that will provide access to the 2006 Census linked to the Discharge Abstract Database (DAD) for 2006/07 - 2008/09. Interested researchers are invited to submit a proposals by January 31, 2017. More details about the pilot and on how to submit a proposal are available here.

14 December 2016 - 1:59pm |

The Longitudinal and International Study of Adults (LISA) 2014 now available

The master and administrative data files of the second wave of the Longitudinal and International Study of Adults are now available in the RDCs. In addition, two new files are also available : The ”IMDB file” which contains variables from the Longitudinal Immigration Database, including demographics, education at landing, the country of origin and intended destination within Canada, as well as the labour market intentions and skills, and the “Respondent history file” which can be used to determine the subsample of persons who responded to several successive waves of LISA. To know more consult the data section or contact your local RDC.


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