Addressing the challenges of racial discrimination starts by accurately measuring the social processes leading to exclusion. The visible minority concept, widely used in Canada to that effect, has recently been the object of raising criticism. This presentation preliminary research results and possible avenues for improvement considered by Statistics Canada.
Featuring Laetitia Martin of Statistics Canada
When: October 4th, 2018, 12 pm EST
Where: Online, via WebEx
Laetitia Martin is an analyst at the Centre for Ethnocultural, Language and Immigration Statistics at Statistics Canada. She completed a B.A. and M.A. in sociology from the Université de Montréal. She has been working in the field of immigration statistics for more than 10 years. Throughout her career at Statistics Canada, she has worked at improving control and imputation processes for immigration data, including the addition of the immigrant admission category to the 2016 Census. In addition to immigration, her fields of interest are, among others, data quality, social inequities and ethnocultural categorization.
This webinar will be presented in English.