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Who are we?

The Canadian Research Data Centre Network (CRDCN) is a premier research and training platform for over 2,000 researchers in the quantitative social and health sciences in Canada.

The Network provides unique access to Statistics Canada data on 33 campuses across the country to advance knowledge and inform public policy.

It is funded by SSHRC, CIHR, CFI, the FRQ, Statistics Canada and our 42 primary and affiliated partner universities. CRDCN is recognized as one of Canada’s Major Science Initiatives.

Our offerings

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Explore our publications Publications database

The data found in the RDCs has been referenced in over 5,000 publications. Our researchers investigate socio-economic and health topics as well as cross-cutting topics related to Indigenous Peoples, gender, racial and ethnic issues, and housing and homelessness.

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Find an RDC RDC listing

The Network provides unique access to Statistics Canada data on 33 campuses across the country to advance knowledge and inform public policy.

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Attend events & training Events & training

We offer events, conferences, and training opportunities all year long. We are also proud to promote our partners’ and researchers’ events to contribute to a vibrant research community.

Meet our partners Partners

CRDCN is funded by SSHRC, CIHR, CFI, the FRQ, Statistics Canada and our 42 primary and affiliated partner universities.

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We share information from around the Network in our quarterly newsletter called The Networker- Economic, social and health data that matters.

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Search for datasets Dataset listing

RDC microdata come primarily from Statistics Canada Survey Master files. We also provide access to administrative records including tax, employment insurance, social assistance, and hospitalization records.

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Check out our job board Job board

We share jobs of interest to our research community.

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Learn about our impact Our impact

Thanks to the commitment and support of our funders, researchers, and partners, we continue to grow and increase the impact of CRDCN enabled research.

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