Imagining Canada’s Future

Imagining Canada's Future

Research for a better tomorrow.

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For Canada to be successful in the 21st century, we need to anticipate the challenges ahead and keep our minds open to the potential futures facing us all. This is the inspiration behind SSHRC’s Imagining Canada’s Future initiative.

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Changes to paid parental leave for graduate students and postdoctoral researchers

Did you know that the tri-agency policies on paid leave have changed? The maximum duration of a paid parental leave for graduate students and postdoctoral researchers supported by the agencies has been increased to 12 months. This change applies to holders of graduate scholarships or postdoctoral fellowships from the granting agencies, as well as to students and fellows who are paid from a supervisor’s agency grant. Find out more about this policy change.