The CCSD research team specializes in social, economic, labour market and demographic issues, and provides statistical and analytical research services to our clients. Many of our research reports are available online (see below).
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Pan-Canadian Funding Practice in Communities, by Katherine Scott, examines the Government of Canada's current funding practices for the voluntary sector. The full report and the executive summary are available from the Funding Matters page.
Growing Up in North America is the first in a series of indicator reports on children in Canada, the US and Mexico. It was jointly produced by the CCSD, the Annie E. Casey Foundation in the US, and Red por los derechos de la infancia en México.
The Progress of Canada's Children 2006. One of CCSD's most popular publications, this is the 7th in a series of social indicators reports that tracks the well-being of Canadian kids over time.
Making Connections: Social and civic engagement among Canadian immigrants. This report looks at how new Canadians - despite obstacles - contribute to Canada through volunteer work, charitable giving, and involvement in community organizations.
Stats & Facts: a colourful series of data-rich fact sheets on a variety of subjects including families, education and demographics.