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Data Story on Ethnocultural Diversity and Inclusion in Canada:

Statistics Canada invites you to three half-day events on Ethnocultural Diversity and Inclusion in Canada featuring a keynote presentation by Anil Arora, Chief Statistician of Canada, followed by an expert panel discussion on the evolution of ethnic, cultural, religious and linguistic diversity,and its measurement: in Montreal on April 11, in Toronto on April 29, and in Vancouver, on May 8. You have to register in order to attend these free events, as space is limited. You may also follow the discussion stream via Statistics Canada's Facebook page.

5 April 2019 - 11:35am |

Call for proposals: settlement services for immigrants

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has launched a second Call for Proposals (CFP2) to complement direct settlement services across Canada by funding projects which promote research, capacity-building and coordination services. The deadline for applications is April 30, 2019. Information webinars will be offered during the application period to provide interested reserchers with the opportunity to ask questions to IRCC. The next one is schduled on April 18. Click here to review the application process and guidelines. Questions and comments should be sent to [email protected]

3 April 2019 - 2:48pm |

Canadian Immigrants’ challenges: new insights using social and business data

The synthesis report from QICSS’ 2018 international conference is now available. The report highlights how the Conference was able to go off the beaten path and to present new research findings.

Public consultation: classification systems

Statistics Canada recently launched a public consultation for the revision of the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Canada and the North American Product Classification System (NAPCS) Canada. All interested parties are invited to provide their comments, feedback and suggestions online. For all details, including the guidelines for submitting proposals for changes, please visit the NAICS and the NAPCS websites.

15 March 2019 - 9:45am |

Call for Panel Proposals - 2019 Canadian Science Policy Conference

Celebrating a decade long contribution in building bridges between science, policy, and society, the Canadian Science Policy Conference (CSPC) 2019 will be held in Ottawa, on November 13-15, 2019, and the call for panel proposals is now open. Proposals can be in a variety of formats (panel, debate, case studies, etc) that relate to any of the five conference themes. View the ranking criteria and submit your proposal. The deadline has been extended to April 15.

1 March 2019 - 11:54am |

Using administrative data to inform public policy: public workshop

The Research Group on Human Capital is pleased to invite your to its 5th workshop, which will be held on Friday, April 5, 2019 in Montreal.The workshop is intended to promote discussion and exchanges on the use of administrative data to inform public policy, broadly speaking, with a special interest in the role of public policies to equalize opportunities. The workshop is open to academics (professors, researchers, graduate students), but also to administrators, policymakers as well as governement officials. To know more about the program and to register, click here. Registration is free but mandatory.

28 February 2019 - 2:17pm |

CRDCN’s response to the Globe and Mail series Canada in the dark

The CRDCN welcomes the light that this series shines on the importance of investing more in the collection of Canadian data, in facilitating access, and in ensuring its public availability to inform decisions of critical importance to Canadians. The CRDCN issued the following statement today to stress how the Network and Research Data Centres have been part of the solution for nearly two decades.

28 January 2019 - 8:33pm |

2019 International Metropolis Conference

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) is organizing the 2019 International Metropolis Conference, the world's foremost gathering of migration experts, experts, government representatives, civil society and policy makers. The conference will take place on June 24 – 28, 2019 in Ottawa/Gatineau. The Call for proposals is now open and will close on March 4, 2019. The call for workshop proposals, individual papers, and posters can be accessed here

28 January 2019 - 4:28pm |

2021 Census of Population Dissemination Consultation

Statistics Canada is conducting a public consultation on the 2021 Census of Population from January 15 to March 31, 2019. We encourage you to participate in this online consultation designed to give data users an opportunity to provide feedback on dissemination strategies used for the 2016 Census of Population. Your feedback will help measure user satisfaction and gather suggestions to provide input into the 2021 Census of Population. Click the link to take part in the consultation.

24 January 2019 - 5:36pm |

2019 National Data Services Framework Summit

Join us on January 24 at the 2019 National Data Services Framework Summit in Ottawa where CRDCN Executive Director Martin Taylor will discuss data accessibility, the first FAIR principle. Organized by Research Data Canada, this forum is an opportunity for the Canadian research data management community to learn, collaborate, exchange ideas, and discuss common issues, with a goal of developing a shared understanding of the current Canadian data landscape and recommendations for future initiatives.

22 January 2019 - 11:26am |

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