Many of you have received or will be receiving at your home address a personalized invitation from Statistics Canada to fill in an important survey open until December 6, 2019.
CAUT, the Tri-Council granting agencies, the Department of Innovation, Science and Economic Development (ISED), Statistics Canada, and other post-secondary education sector stakeholders jointly sponsor this survey.
CAUT advises that "...the survey will provide an overview of career experiences and barriers to career advancement for academic staff working at Canadian universities, colleges and polytechnics...The survey will provide invaluable information on barriers facing researchers and academic staff, helping inform policy and practice to improve equity, diversity and inclusion in research...This is a once in a generation statistical snapshot of our sector and will be used to inform policy initiatives and fill in some long-standing data gaps..."
For more information please see the attached document from CAUT.
We encourage you to fill out this survey if you have received an invitation from Statistics Canada.