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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.



IMDB pilot project in the RDCs: call for proposals

In order to support the extended use of the Longitudinal Immigration Database (IMDB) in the RDCs, Statistics Canada is launching a pilot project to address feasibility issues, including further testing of the confidentiality vetting rules and testing of the IT resources necessary to transfer and analyze these large data files. This dataset combines linked administrative immigration and tax data files. It is a comprehensive source of data on the socio-economic outcomes of the immigrant tax filer population in Canada. Researchers are invited to submit proposals by December 22, 2017. For all details, please click here.

28 November 2017 - 3:04pm |

Call for abstracts: administrative data, immigration, and migration

Guest editors Ted McDonald and Michael Haan invite abstracts for a special issue of The Journal of Population Research that will feature research involving the use of administrative data to study immigration and migration. Interested parties should submit an abstracts by July 15; only successful authors will be invited to submit a full paper. Final manuscripts are due by September 30. All details available here.

14 June 2017 - 4:19pm |

The story of Canada's ethnocultural diversity in numbers

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.

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