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Some of the research undertaken with data available through the CRDCN is related to Indigenous Peoples. This section was developed to help you find relevant news, publications, and videos.



National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

As part of its commitment to hold a national inquiry to address the high number of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls annouced in December 2015, the Government of Canada has launched a pre-inquiry online survey to allow survivors, family members, loved ones of victims, front-line service providers and others the opportunity to provide input into who should conduct the inquiry, its timeframe, who should be heard as part of the inquiry process, and what issues should be considered. A discussion guide has been developed and is now available online. All details are available here. 

8 January 2016 - 3:38pm |

Aboriginal Peoples Survey: Research Grants Available

To increase the awareness of the research potential of the Aboriginal Peoples Survey (APS), Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada, in conjunction with the CRDCN and Statistics Canada, is offering financial support to encourage researchers to analyse the 2012 APS now available in the RDCs. The deadline to submit a proposal is November 1. Read the call for proposals for more details.

15 September 2015 - 5:32pm |

Call for Papers: Using the 2012 Aboriginal Peoples Survey

Aboriginal Policy Studies journal, in partnership with Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada, invites articles for a special issue dedicated to research using data from the 2012 Aboriginal Peoples Survey, to be released in winter 2016. While all sorts of research is encouraged, special interest is in analyses of education and employment data or topics that relate to the economic engagement of Aboriginal people in Canada. The deadline to submit an article is August 15.

2 April 2015 - 12:20pm |

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