2018
Canada Research Coordinating Committee (CRCC) Consultation
On July 30, 2018 By J Sparling

The Canada Research Coordinating Committee (CRCC) has launched a national consultation to reinvigorate Canada’s support for science and to position Canada as a global leader in research excellence. CAPS/ACSP encourages all postdocs working in Canada and Canadian postdocs working abroad to participate in this consultation – particularly the section on “Support for early career researchers”. Click here …

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CAPS/ACSP Announces Partnership with the NPA
On July 30, 2018 By J Sparling

CAPS/ACSP is proud to announce a new international partnership with the National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) in the United States. CAPS/ACSP works to improve the lives, training, and work experience of all Canadian postdocs through advocacy, the maintenance of a strong postdoc community, and by providing information, resources, and support for postdocs working in Canada and …

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Thank-you for your donation to CAPS/ACSP
On July 22, 2018 By J Sparling

Your support helps us  improve the lives, training, and work experience of all Canadian postdocs by: Providing Canadian postdocs with information, resources, and support services to improve their wellbeing, training, labour conditions, and career development. Acting as a collective voice for Canadian postdocs on issues relevant to postdocs and postdoctoral policy. Collecting data from Canadian postdocs, …

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UPDATE: National Health/Dental Insurance Plan for Postdocs
On July 21, 2018 By J Sparling

After over a year of effort, the CAPS/ACSP Executive Council has finally managed to find a suitable National Health/Dental Insurance Plan to offer postdocs. The anticipated launch date is: September 1st, 2018 Although we did not end up needing to request additional input or assistance from members, the Executive Council would like to thank the …

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Canadian Immigration Consultation
On July 16, 2018 By J Sparling

Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has requested input from CAPS/ACSP regarding current immigration policies and the impact of those policies on international postdocs working in Canada.  To maximize input from international postdocs and ensure that we capture all the major challenges related to postdoc immigration, the CAPS/ACSP Executive designed the following survey: CANADIAN IMMIGRATION …

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