Toolkits and Databases
Citizenship and Immigration Canada - Research and Statistics: Access analytical research reports and statistical information on citizenship and immigration trends.
Proposal Writer’s Guide: Written by Don Thackrey of the University of Michigan, this guide is intended for faculty and staff members with little or no experience in writing proposals for sponsored activities.
Research Resources for the Social Sciences: Created and maintained by Craig McKie, this site grew out of a project in support of a graduate methods seminar at Carleton University.
Statistics Canada – The Research Data Centres Program: The program is part of an initiative by Statistics Canada, the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, and university consortia to help strengthen Canada’s social research capacity and to support the policy research community.
Toronto Immigrant Employment Data Initiative: The purpose of the project is to provide community organizations with free access to statistical data and analysis on various aspects of immigrant labour market integration.
University of Lethbridge - Research Grant FUNDamentals: The inventory includes print and online resources on grant writing and finding grants.
Yenza! Using the Internet for research and teaching in the Humanities and Social Sciences: Developed by the South African National Research Foundation, this portal is a comprehensive guide to using the Internet for finding information, conducting research, and disseminating information.
Networks and Funders
Community Based Research Canada: A network of people and organizations engaged in community-based Research to meet the needs of people and communities.
Metropolis: An international network for comparative research and public policy development on migration, diversity and immigrant integration in cities in Canada and around the world.
Refugee Research Network: A Canadian and international network of researchers and research centres committed to the study of refugee and forced migration issues and to engaging policy makers and practitioners in finding solutions to the plight of refugees and displaced persons.
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada: A federal agency that promotes and supports university-based research and training in the humanities and social sciences.
Statistics Canada: Canada’s central statistical agency.