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January 2014

CRDCN Mid-term report

We are proud to release the Network’s 2013 mid-term report submitted to the granting councils. The report documents the activities of the Network over the past three years and demonstrates the tremendous impact of the RDC program, including a remarkable body of published research, increased capacity in quantitative research, technical developments and, most importantly, advancement in understanding important socio-economic and health issues affecting the lives of fellow Canadians.

29 January 2014 - 9:41am |

Call for Papers

As part of the next Acfas Congress, the Association des démographes du Québec and QICSS organise a symposium to discuss the « Demography of tomorrow.» Submit an abstract by January 31.

23 January 2014 - 11:46am |

Graduate Research Development Conference - call for papers

Organised by the Canadian Population Society in collaboration with the Population Change and Lifecourse Strategic Knowledge Cluster, the 2014 Graduate Research Development Conference will take place at Brock University on May 27th. Submit an abstract or completed paper by March 1st, 2014. A travel subsidy of up to $800 is available to conference participants.

17 January 2014 - 10:20am |

Public consultations

The Government of British Columbia is launching a series of community consultations on issues facing people with disabilities and how government, businesses and communities can better support their participation and integration. The comments received will inform the development of a White Paper which will form the foundation of a Summit to be held in June 2014. Until February 14, the Quebec Government is also holding a prebudget consultation online.

10 January 2014 - 11:28am |

New publication : Modelising Quebec’s health care spending

The Centre interuniversitaire sur le risque, les politiques économiques et l'emploi (CIRPÉE) in collaboration with CIRANO has recently released a new research report modelising public health care spending in Quebec until 2030. A plausible scenario indicates that these expenses will increase by almost $30 billion over this period, growing from 8,4 to 13,5 percent of GDP and from 42,9 to 68,9 percent of government total income.

6 January 2014 - 11:09am |