Publications & Resources

History of Postdoctoral Taxation in Canada
On July 09, 2010 By Chair

Between 2008 and 2010 the CAPS/ACSP  Executive (along with other groups) sought to clarify the status of postdocs in Canada with respect to taxation of income, particularly for postdocs on fellowships/scholarships. This post reviews the timeline of issues and changes in taxation of postdocs during that period, the end result of which was the current …

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CAPS/ACSP 2009 Postdoctoral Survey and Position Paper on Postdoctoral Status
On September 07, 2009 By Chair

In 2009, CAPS/ACSP conducted our first national online survey of Canadian postdoctoral scholars. The final report from that survey, entitled “A postdoctoral crisis in Canada: From the “Ivory Tower” to the Academic “Parking Lot” is available here. CAPS/ACSP also wrote an accompanying position paper on postdoctoral status that was released around the same time. That document, …

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