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May 2019

Open Government Partnership Global Summit

Together with the Open Government Partnership, the Government of Canada is hosting the 6th Open Government Partnership Global Summit in Ottawa, on May 29 to 31. The Summit will bring together the 79 member countries and 20 local governments, as well participants from local and regional governments, civil society groups, academia, and beyond. You can attend in-person or participate via livestream.

28 May 2019 - 6:55am |

Call for proposals

Researchers should be aware that Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) has launched a new request for proposals: “Research on Labour Market Impacts of the Temporary Foreign Worker Program.” Successful applicants will be granted access to the Canadian Employer-Employee Dynamics Database at CDER in Ottawa to conduct the work. Interested academics can contact Grant Gibson (Assistant Research Program Director) for more information and for help in preparing a submission. The closing date to submit your proposal is September 30, 2019.

Well-deserved honour

Congratulations to Professor Céline Le Bourdais, Academic Director of the McGill/Concordia facilty and member of our Board, who was recently honoured by the CIRANO for her outstanding contribution to building sound public policy in Quebec. Céline is not only an outstanding researcher whose work has helped modernize our undertanding of families and related policies, but also a pionner who was instrumental in the creation of the Network and a pilllar upon which it grew. A well-deserve honour indeed!

15 May 2019 - 1:47pm |