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

International Women’s Day 2016

International Women’s Day provides the opportunity to highlight the work of our researchers who examine the situation of Canadian women, notably as it relates to work, income, violence, health, and fertility. For your convenience, we have prepared a selection of relevant publications and conference presentations. Carole Vincent’s synthesis on the gender wage gap is also available here<--break->

8 March 2016 - 11:50am |

In the News: Gay Pay for Straight Work

Do gays and lesbians get equal pay for equal work, compared to heterosexuals? In a new study published in Gender & Society, Sean Waite and Nicole Denier, two young researcher from McGill University, used census 2006 data to examine this question. Their findings were recently discussed in The Atlantic. You can also listen to Richard Mueller (Lethbridge University), who used the 2001 General Social Survey (GSS) to compare earning amongst same-sex couples and different-sex couples: Straight Pay for the Queer Guy?.

30 July 2015 - 3:43pm |

Call for papers

The Scientific Panel on Nuptiality of the International Union for the Scientific Study of Population and the Institut national de la recherche scientifique (INRS) invite research proposals to participate in the International Seminar on “Separation, Divorce, Repartnering and Remarriage around the World” which will be held in Montreal on May 4 to 6, 2015 in Montreal. The deadline to submit an abstract is September 15. For all details, click here.

14 July 2014 - 1:32pm |


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