Past Events

May 22, 2020 - 11:00 am (EDT) in Online Conference

Is COVID-19 Reshaping North America? An Online Conference on the Borders, Boundaries and Mobility in the United States, Canada and Mexico

Online Conference

North America’s economic success is very closely tied to the movement of people and goods across secure borders. The spread of COVID-19 has seen unprecedented measures aimed at curtailing cross border travel as well as a virtual halt to international migration.

May 21, 2020 - 10:00-10:45 am (EDT) in Virtual Press Conference

Public Release of COVID-19 Social Impact Youth Survey Results

Virtual Press Conference

This virtual press conference will share insights from the survey of over 1,000 youth from across Canada, highlighting the significant implications of the COVID-19 crisis on the lives of Canada’s young people.

May 15, 2020, 11:00 am (EDT) in Online Conference

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on family well-being in Canada

Online Conference

Hear how families are responding to being “safe at home,” how they are impacted by the government’s response measures, and how those who serve and support families are adjusting and adapting.

May 1, 2020, 11:00 am – 2:30 pm (EST) in Online Conference

The Economic and Social Impacts of COVID-19 on Newcomers to Canada

Online Conference

The COVID-19 Social Impacts Network has been established in response to the needs for empirically based insight into key issues around COVID-19. The Network has partnered around weekly national surveys that have shown widening socio-economic differences gaps among Canadians and especially for recent immigrants.

March 19-21, 2020 in Winnipeg, MB

22nd Metropolis Canada Conference

Beyond 2020: Renewing Canada’s Commitment to Immigration

The Metropolis Canada Conference is an annual forum for researchers, policy makers, representatives from community and settlement organizations to get together to share and exchange knowledge and experience in the field of immigration and settlement.

November 21-22, 2019 in Gatineau, QC

Inclusion

The Third Annual Forum on Measuring Identities

This third edition of the Annual Forum on Measuring Identities will focus on how academics, policy-makers, civil society and researchers define and measure inclusion and look at promising practices in establishing societal inclusion. The Forum will also offer a platform to reflect upon new and innovative models for inclusive societies.

November 21-23, 2019 in Gatineau, QC

Officially 50!

Fifty Years of Linguistic Duality and Education in Canada

This bilingual summit brings together Canadians to exchange ideas on how the two official languages have shaped Canada's historic narrative and the current challenges encountered by educators in fostering linguistic duality within the context of increasing diversity and multiple identities.

March 21-23, 2019 in Halifax, NS

21st Metropolis Canada Conference

Doing Immigration Differently

The Metropolis Canada Conference is an annual forum for researchers, policy makers, representatives from community and settlement organizations to get together to share and exchange knowledge and experience in the field of immigration and settlement.

December 6-7, 2018 in Ottawa, ON

Statistics Canada: One Hundred Years and Counting

Second annual conference organized by the Association for Canadian Studies

Overview of the last 100 years of Canada through the work of Statistics Canada. We will examine the country’s current challenges as documented by our national statistical agency and what the future holds.

November 15-16, 2018 in Toronto, ON

The Next 150

The challenges of teaching and the learning of Canada’s history

The 2018 edition will address various issues concerning Canadian history and social studies and there will be a special focus on Indigenous peoples in Canada and Canadian diversity.