Research Data Centre
Welcome to SKY RDC!
Last updated: 21 Dec 2012
The Saskatchewan Research Data Centre (SKY-RDC) provides secure access to detailed Statistics Canada data for researchers. It is part of a nationwide RDC network.
Holiday Hours (2012 Christmas and New Year)
Closes at 3:00 PM, 24 Dec 2012 and Reopens 10:00 AM,
2 Jan 2013
Regular Hours of Operation and Analyst Services
17 April 2013: Introduing a new application type- "Programs of Research". See the SSHRC application page for more information.
6 December 2012: Statistics Canada's 2013 International Methodology Symposium will take place at the Ottawa Convention Centre, from October 15 to 18, 2013. Now call for contributed papers. See here for more information.
Time: January 22, 2013 from 1:00-2:00pm (Eastern Time)
Speaker: Dr. Scott Patten, Professor, Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary
Title: Major Depression Epidemiology: Implications for Health Policy
5 December 2012: The Esri International User
Conference (Esri UC) Early-Bird registration is open
now. Please visit Esri
website for more information.
3 December 2012: On December 12, 2012 – the
Survey on Living with Neurological Conditions in Canada
(SLNCC) will be released. The objective of the
survey (sponsored by the Public Health Agency of Canada) was
to collect new information about Canadians' experiences with
chronic neurological conditions. The survey will provide
information on the impact of neurological conditions on
individuals living with these conditions, their families and
On December 19,
2012, Health Reports will publish: Acute care hospital
days and mental diagnoses - Data from the Discharge
Abstract Database of the Canadian Institute for Health
Information were used to examine acute care hospital days for
patients with a mental condition coded as the most responsible
diagnosis or a comorbid diagnosis in 2009/2010.
Seniors' use of and
unmet needs for home care, 2009 - This study uses data
from the 2009 Canadian Community Health Survey-Healthy Aging
to provide a profile of community-dwelling seniors receiving
home care and describe the types of care they receive from
formal and informal sources. Seniors' unmet needs for
professional home care are also examined.
Please follow the Daily or the Health Reports catalogue.
30 November 2012: Metropolis Conference
website and registration are now online. Please visit http://www.metropolis2013.net
for all conference related information.
3 March 2011: New job opportunity as Knowledge Transfer Coordinator with Canadian RDC Network. Details are here.
23 February 2011: There is a call for
posters for the conference Taking Stock of a Turbulent
Decade and looking Ahead: Immigration to North America
2000-2010 to be held in London, Ontario on April 28-30,
2011. Click here for details.
Springer Briefs in Population Studies invites article proposalsfor its upcoming volume. See poster for details.
16 February 2011: There is a call for proposals on youth learning disabilities and a call for workshop proposals to the 16th International Metropolis conference. We recently acquired a license for GAUSS 11. This is installed in workstation #8.
27 January 2011: Canadian Population Society 2011 annual meeting. Call for papers. Click here for details.
12 January 2011: The Prairie Metropolis Centre in Edmonton is holding a symposium on immigration, integration, and diversity. Click here for details. There is a request for proposals on The Determinants of the Decision to Retire. Click here for details.
10 January 2011: We have acquired 1 license for SUDAAN which is installed in workstation number 10. We also have the following books which you can use as references: The LIttle SAS Book, A Gentle Introduction to STATA, Discovering Statistics Using SPSS