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Much of the research undertaken with data available through the CRDCN is related to immigration and the integration of newcomers. This section was developed to help you find relevant news, publications, and videos.



National Essay Challenge - immigration

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada has launched a National Essay Challenge for Graduate students at Canadian Universities. The essay must be your own work (not coauthored) and should be an original research or evidence-based policy paper. See the poster from IRCC for more details on prizes and how to enter.

 

26 October 2018 - 3:06pm |

Student and Postdoctoral Exchange Program

Pathways to Prosperity (P2P) requests expressions of interest from students and postdoctoral fellows who wish to participate in its Student Exchange Program, and from those who would we willing to host them. The P2P exchange program provides relocation travel funding so that students and post-doctoral fellows have opportunities to participate in new research or broaden the scope and breadth of research they already have underway; collect and/or analyze data at another university, at a settlement agency, or at a government department; and take courses at another university while also conducting research there. The due date for applications is May 28, 2018. For more details, click on the news title. 

8 May 2018 - 5:46pm |

LSIC-IMDB pilot project in the RDCs: call for proposals

The Longitudinal Survey of Immigrants to Canada (LSIC), an immigration panel survey, and tax data information from the Longitudinal Immigration Database (IMDB) have been combined to provide an extended analytical file (LSIC-IMDB).In order to support the use of this extended longitudinal file in the RDCs, Statistics Canada is launching a pilot project to address the feasibility issues, including further testing of the confidentiality vetting rules and testing of the IT resources necessary to transfer and analyze this large data file. The extended LSIC-IMDB file offers a unique opportunity to connect the respondents' social characteristics to long term socioeconomic outcomes without adding a new wage of interviews. With IMDB tax files updated yearly, LSIC respondents can be followed longitudinally without any sort of respondent burden. Researchers are invited to submit proposals by December 22, 2017. For all details, please click here.

29 November 2017 - 11:17am |

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