Population Change and Lifecourse


3rd Symposium on Populaiton, Work and Family

Social and Economic Well-Being of Canada's Population in 2017 was the theme of the 3rd Symposium held at the Ottawa Congress Centre on December 13-14, 2007. Members of the PCLC presented 47 papers:

Panel Session

Panel Session: Population in 2017: Scoping out the future

  1. Kevin McQuillan, University of Calgary
    Population Change in Canada to 2017 and Beyond: Challenges for Policy
  2. Paul Bernard
    Canada's Population in 2017: Population Change and Lifecourse Dynamics

Workshop Sessions

A. Workshop: Workforce Aging in the New Economy

  1. Julie Ann McMullin and Tammy Duerden Comeau, University of Western Ontario, Ageism in Information Technology Employment
  2. Victor W. Marshall, UNC Chapel Hill, Age structure and the life course in the IT field
  3. Martin Cooke, University of Waterloo and Kerry Platman, University of Warwick Coventry, UK, Labour Market Trajectories among IT Workers
  4. Libby Brooke, Swinburne University, Bargaining power and agency in new economy IT organisations

B. Workshop: Earning, Caring, and Public Policy

  1. Roderic Beaujot, University of Western Ontario, Jianye Liu, Lakehead University and Zenaida Ravanera, University of Western Ontario, Models of earning and caring: Trends in Time Use
  2. Karen A. Duncan, Rachael Pettigrew, and Ruth E. Berry, University of Manitoba, Do Work Arrangements Increase the Experience of Work-Family Balance and Reduce Time Crunch? Evidence from the 2005 General Social Survey
  3. Amber Gazso, York University, Lone Mothers’ Strategies for Balancing Market and Family Care Relations on Social Assistance: Implications for Future Policy Developments

C. Workshop: Perspectives on Formal and Family/Friend Care

  1. Phillip G. Clark, University of Rhode Island, Understanding Aging and Disability Perspectives on Home Care: Uncovering Facts and Values in Public Policy Narratives and Discourse
  2. Marcus Hollander , Hollander Analytics, and Neena Chappell, University of Victoria, A Comparative Analysis of Costs to Government for Home Care and Long term Residential Care Services, Standardized for Client Care Needs
  3. Bonnie Lashewicz, Grant MacEwan College, Gerald F. Manning, University of Guelph, Margaret Hall, University of British Columbia, and Norah Keating, University of Alberta, Equity Matters: Doing Fairness in the Context of Family Caregiving
  4. Gordon Grant, Sheffield Hallam University, Caregiving rewards and transformations in families with children and adults with intellectual disabilities: Routes to understanding ‘invisible contributions’?

D. Workshop: School Trajectories of Young Canadians: What Challenges Lie at the Horizon

  1. Martin D. Dooley, A. Abigail Payne, A. Leslie Robb, McMaster University, Guaranteed Merit-Based Scholarships and the Characteristics of Students Entering University

E. Workshop: Caregivers: Projecting Availability and Assessing Consequences

  1. Áine Humble, Mount Saint Vincent University, Janice Keefe, Mount Saint Vincent University, Greg Auton, Acadia University, Caregivers and Retirement Congruency: Findings from a Mixed Method Study
  2. Janice Keefe, Mount Saint Vincent University, Samuel Vézina, Universite de Montreal, Marc-Antoine Busque, Universite de Montreal, Yann Décarie, Université de Montréal and Université de Sherbrooke, and Jacques Légaré, Université de Montréal, Who Will Care for the Canadian Elderly in 2017 and Beyond?
  3. Donna S. Lero, University of Guelph, Norah Keating University of Alberta, Janet Fast, University of Alberta, Gillian Joseph, University of Guelph, Linda Cook, Grant MacEwan College, The Interplay of Risk Factors Associated with Negative Outcomes among Family Caregivers: A Synthesis of the Literature

F. Workshop: Diversity and Youth

  1. Teresa Abada, University of Western Ontario, Feng Hou, Statistics Canada, and Bali Ram, Statistics Canada, Ethnic Differences in the Educational Attainment among the Children of Canadian Immigrants
  2. Abdurrahman Aydemir, Wen-Hao Chen and Miles Corak, Statistics Canada, Inter-generational educational mobility among the children of Canadian immigrants

G. Workshop: Older Workers and the Labour Market Adjustment

  1. Leroy Stone, Statistics Canada and University of Montreal, Who Works Beyond 65

H. Workshop: Families in a Lifecourse Policy Lens

  1. Diane-Gabrielle Tremblay, Université du Québec à Montréal, Work, family and aging: Towards a new articulation of social times over the lifetime?
  2. Stéphanie Gaudet, Université d’Ottawa and Alexia Marucchi-Foino, Université de Montréal, Reste-t-il du temps pour l’engagement social? Analyse de l’emploi du temps des Canadiens entre 1992 et 2005.
  3. Valerie Martin and Céline Le Bourdais, McGill University, Stepfamilies in Canada – Moving Away from a Residential Approach

I. Workshop: Aboriginal Demographics and Well-being

  1. Martin Cooke, University of Waterloo, and Eric Guimond, Indian and Northern Affairs Canada, Changes in Registered Indian Well-Being at Older and Younger Ages, 1981-2001

J. Workshop: Canadians' Preparedness for Effective Retirement Planning

  1. Leroy Stone, Statistics Canada and University of Montreal, and Tricia Benn, Rogers Publishing, Preparedness of Canadians for their New Level of Responsibility Concerning Retirement Income

K. Workshop: Family Formation and Independent Living

  1. Benoît Laplante, l'Institut national de la recherche sceintifique (INRS), Les trajectoires d’insertion dans le marché du travail et de formation de la famille des générations de jeunes Canadiens, 1976-2006
  2. Rajulton Fernando, University of Western Ontario, Opportunity structures and their influence on family formation among young Canadians

L. Workshop: Immigrants and the Labour Market

  1. Alain Belanger, l'Institut national de la recherche sceintifique (INRS), Ethnocultural diversity of future working age population using PopSim updated results

Poster Session

  1. Anne-Laure Tesseron (Université de Montréal), Ageing of the prison population under federal responsibility
  2. Guillaume Marois (Université de Montréal), La migration de remplacement : une méthode alternative pour mesurer l'impact de l'immigration sur la population du Québec / Replacement Migration : An Alternative Method to Assess the Impact of Immigration on Quebec's Population
  3. Marc-Antoine Busque (Université de Montréal), Les besoins non-comblés en matière de services à domicile chez les aînés canadiens
  4. Normand Carpentier, P. Bernard, N. Guberman, MJ Kergoat, A. Grenier (Université de Montréal), Looking into lives: Using Life course perspective to explore chronic health problems for an aging population
  5. Ingrid Arnet Connidis (University of Western Ontario) and Candace Kemp (Georgia State University) Negotiating Work and Family in the Information Technology Industry
  6. Heather Dryburgh (Statistics Canada) and Gillian Ranson (University of Calgary) Women, Workplaces and IT Employment
  7. Tracey Adams (University of Western Ontario) and Erin Demaiter (University of Toronto) Knowledge workers in the New Economy: Skill, Flexibility and Credentials
  8. Julie Ann McMullin, Tammy Duerden Comeau, and Emily Jovic (University of Western Ontario) Generational Affinities and Discourses of Difference: A Case Study of Highly Skilled Information Technology Workers:
  9. Neil Charness and Mark Fox (Florida State University) Training, Older Workers, and the IT Industry
  10. Kim Shuey and Heather Spiegel (University of Western Ontario) The structure of the labour process in the new economy and its effect on workers: distress and burnout in the IT industry
  11. Judy-Lynn Richards, Wimal Rankaduwa, Bernice Bell (University of Prince Edward Island), Housing Canada’s Oldest-Old: Determinants of their Social Inclusion
  12. Normand Carpentier (Centre de recherche, Institut Universitaire de Geriatrie de Montreal) & Francine Ducharme (Universite de Montreal) Reflections on social network data validity: The example of the social network of caregivers of older persons with Alzheimer-type dementia
  13. Tamara Daly (York University), Out of place: Mediating health and social care at Ontario’s state-voluntary sector divide
  14. Daniel W.L. Lai (University of Calgary), Cultural predictors of caregiving burden of Chinese-Canadian family caregivers
  15. Joanie Sims-Gould & Martin Matthews (University of British Columbia), Family Caregiving or Caregiving Alone: Who Helps the Helper?
  16. Charles Jones (University of Toronto), Effects of maternal smoking while pregnant on child outcomes in adolescence: results from a prospective national longitudinal survey
  17. Population Change and Lifecourse Strategic Knowledge Cluster: A Poster Presentation