Past Events

December 6-7, 2018 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 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.

September 27-28, 2018 Mexico City

The 2nd Annual Metropolis North America Migration Policy Forum

Expanding Cooperation on Migration: People, Economy and Security in the United States, Mexico and Canada

The key aim of this Mexico City forum is to explore where expandedcooperation across the continent on migration can both promote security and grow the economy in all three countries.

March 22-24, 2018 Calgary, AB

20th National Metropolis Conference

Immigration Futures: Marking 20 Years Of The National Metropolis Conference

This year marks the twentieth edition of the National Metropolis Conference with the main objective of facilitating interaction between researchers, government, and service providers (the community and private sector partners).

March 1, 2018 Gatineau, QC

Francophonie canadienne, histoire et migrations

This day of reflection offers to reflect on the Canadian Francophonie of the future and its place and role within a global Francophonie, which is also evolving.

November 30 - December 1, 2017 Aylmer, QC

Canadian Culture(s) at a Crossroad? Heritage, History and Cultural Expression

Conference Marking Canada’s 150th Anniversary

As Canada marks its 150th milestone, the time is right for policy makers, academics and researchers to reflect on Canada’s cultural practice and policies, both to assess the successes and failures of the past, and to chart a bold path for the future.

November 16-17, 2017 Arlington, Virginia

Metropolis North America Migration Policy Forum

People, Labour, Borders & Security

This inaugural Policy Forum will facilitate open and constructive discussion between policy-makers, researchers and practitioners in order to achieve better understanding of the respective challenges in the area of migration in the United States, Mexico and Canada.

November 2-3, 2017 Montréal, QC

Diversité et identité : commémorer une histoire, des histoires

This 15th conference will be hold in French.

March 16-18, 2017 Montreal, QC

19th National Metropolis Conference

Looking Forward: Migration and Mobility in 2017 and Beyond

Marking the 150th Anniversary of Canada and the 375th Anniversary of the City of Montreal.

October 21-22, 2016 Winnipeg, MB

1916 to 2016 – A World of Changes: The Right to Vote, The Right to Fight, The Right to Care

The major themes of this years’ conference include the 100th anniversary of Women’s Suffrage in Canada as well as Diversity and Citizenship and Aboriginal/First Nations in Canada.