The CPS is currently offering a free one year membership to new members who are currently enrolled in any graduate program at both the MA and PhD level  FREE MEMBERSHIP.  If interested, please email directly D.Kerr (Secretary treasurer, CPS) at


The CPS will be holding its annual "Graduate Development Conference" this coming Spring (May 30th, 2017) at Ryerson University. This conference, in particular, is an excellent opportunity for graduate students to present their research, and to received detailed constructive feedback from more senior researchers.  It is held in conjunction with the annual "Congress" of social sciences and humanities, this year held in Toronto.  For more detail, please contact: Yujiro Sano, Western University  The call for papers can be found at: 

Call for Papers: Canadian Population Society Meetings (deadline: January 31, 2017 for abstract submissions)

The CPS shows its commitment to students by having a student representative on the CPS Council.  The current  student representative is Yujiro Sano (Western). Feel free to contact him if you have questions or concerns wtih regard to the involvment of studetns in the Canadian Population Society.



Yujiro Sano (Western), PhD candidate,
Department of Sociology, Western University

There are several advantages to joining the CPS, including the opportunity to attend our annual academic conference and networking with established professionals in the field of demography. The association involves academics, graduate students, government scientists and administrators, among other persons interested in demography and its many applications.  A sizeable proportion of our current membership are employed in the federal government, including Statistics Canada, as well as dozens of university/research institutions/government agencies across Canada. 

Graduate students in sociology/economics/geography/planning and policy, among other related fields are encouraged to participate.  We have both annual meetings, as well as Graduate Research Development Conference. 

The CPS also offers an annual Award for the best paper presentation to the Conference.  We also have our Job Postings Board.