Brock University, St. Catharines, ON
June 1-3, 1996

The following is the program that the Canadian Population Society presented at Brock University on June 1-3, 1996. To encourage further discussion around the papers that were presented, links are provided to the abstracts for (almost) all of the papers, and e-mail links to most of the core presenters.

June 1, 1996

Immigration and Settlement Policy Issues

?Organizer: John Samuel, Carleton University
Chair: Douglas Giddings, Human Resources Development Canada

Russell Wilkins The Health of Canada's Immigrants
K.G. Basavarajappa Male-Female Differences in Income of the Elderly by Birthplace and Sources of Income, Canada, 1990
Bill Marr and Pierre Siklos Does Class of Immigration make a Difference to the Use of Unemployment Insurance by the Foreign-Born in Canda, 1980-1988?
K.V. Rao Asian Immigrants in the United States: : Recent Trends
Arun Roy Job Displacement Impact of Canadian Immigrants


Marriage, Family and Fertility

Organizer and Chair: T.R. Balakrishnan, Sociology, Western Ontario
Discussant: Shiva Halli

Margaret DeWit, Bryan Embree, and David DeWit) The Role of Family Functioning in the Association between Childhood Sexual Victimization and Substance Abuse: Results from a Native Community and Comparison with the General Population
Claude Dionne and Donald Kerr Intergenerational Approach and Population Estimation
Paul Maxim Estimating Fertility Differentials among Immigrant and Non-immigrant Women in Canada
Zheng Wu Pre-marital Cohabitation and Timing of First Marriage


Brown Bag Lunch: International Cooperation in Population and Development

Organizer and Chair: Rod Beaujot, Sociology, Western Ontario
Discussant: Michael Shenstone, retired from External Affairs

Ruth Archibald International Dimensions of Population: Canada's Role


Health, Morbidity and Mortality

Organizer: Samar Mitra, Sociology, Emory University
Chair: Judith Rempel, Community Strategies Department, City of Calgary

Jiajian Chen, Russell Wilkins and Francois Nault Marital Status and Health Expectancy in Canada, 1986 to 1991
Gerry Hill The Entropy of Health and Disease: Dementia in Canada
Samar Mitra An Adjustment to Brass' Logit Model of the Probabilities of Survival
Sulaiman Bah Modelling the Relationship between Cause of Death Structure and Overall Mortality: The Case of Mauritius


Population and Social Policy

Organizer: Susan A. McDaniel, Sociology, Alberta
Chair: Andrew Wister, Gerontology and Sociology/ Anthropology, Simon Fraser
Discussant: Rosemary Venne, University of Saskatchewan

T.H. Wonnacott How Many People Should the Earth Hold
Mark W. Rosenberg and Eric G. Moore Financing Long-Term Care: Demography Meets Public Policy
Susan A. McDaniel Connecting Women and Aging: Older Single Parents Looking Back

2 June 1996

Ethnic, Linguistic and Other Cultural Dimensions of Demographic Behaviour

Organizer and Chair: Bali Ram, Demography, Statistics Canada
Joint Session with Canadian Sociology and Anthropology Association:

Frank Trovato Marital Status and Mortality among Immigrants in Canada
Paul Gingrich Refugee Settlement and Integration in Regina
Brian Harrison Youth and Children of Official Language Minorities: 1971-1991
Cameron W. Stout Nunavut: Canada's Newest Territory


Population Pot-Pourri

Organizer and Chair: Edward Ng, Health Statistics, Statistics Canada

Frank Trovato and N.M. Lalu Decomposition Analysis of Causes of Death Responsible for Narrowing Sex Differences in Life Expectancy in the Industrialized World
P. Krishnan Population and Politics: Canadian Style
Edward Ng and Francois Nault Census-based Estimates of Fertilityby Mother's Socio-Economic Characteristics in Canada, 1991
M.V. George and S.Y. Dai Canada's Employment Equity: Designated Groups Projections
Zongli Tang Minority Status and Chinese Fertility in Canada
Russell Wilkins Demonstration of 1991 Census Public Use Microdata File
Jiajian Chen Demonstration of National Population Health Survey Data File


An Update on the 1991 Census Analytical Studies Program and Presentation of Some Findings from Selected Monographs Census Analytic Studies

Organizer and Chair: Andrew J. Siggner, Census Analysis, Statistics Canada

Eric G. Moore, Mark W. Rosenberg and Donald McGuinnis Growing Old in Canada: Some Findings: from Growing Old in Canada: Demographic and Geographic Perspectives on Aging and its Implications on Health Care and Social Services
Yves Perron, Helen Desrosiers, Evelyne Lapierre-Adamcyk, Celine Le Bourdais, Nicole Marcil-Gratton, Joel Mongeau, Denis Morissette Canadian Families on the Eve of the Year 2000 from the monograph of the same title
Andrew J. Siggner, Eric Guimond, Norbert, Robitaille, and Gustave Goldmann Aboriginal Peoples of Canada: A Demographic Perspective from the monograph of the same title
Paul Bernard, Douglas Baer, Johanne Boisjoly, James Curtis, and Maryanne Webber How Canada Works: Changes in the Makeup of the Labour Force in the 1970s and 1980s from the monograph of the same title

3 June , 1996

Labour Market, Work and Education and the General Social Survey

Organizer and Chair: Pierre Turcotte, Statistics Canada

Monica Boyd and Elizabeth M. Grieco Triumphant Transitions: Socio-Economic Achievements of the Second Generation in Canada
Paul Bernard, Andre Bernier, and Rene Potvin Contingent Work and the Absence of Control Over One's Professional Trajectory
Jim Curtis and Serge Desmarais Selected Correlates of Perceived Income Entitlement
Neil Guppy and Scott Davies Labour Market Dynamics in the Teaching Profession


Demographic Patterns among Young Adults

Organizer and Chair: Carl F. Grindstaff, Sociology, Western Ontario

Andrew Wister, Barbara Mitchell, and Ellen Gee Does Money Matter? Parental Income and Living Arrangement Satisfaction Among "Boomerang" Children During Co-Residence
John Zhao Patterns of Home-leaving Among Young Canadian Adults: Analyses of the 1995 General Social Survey
Godfrey St. Bernard Union Formation and Reproductive Behaviour among Young Adults in Trinidad and Tobago
Ann Marie Sorenson and Carl F. Grindstaff Single Parenting Or Adoption: the Psychological Adaptation and Socio-Economic Well-Being of Former Teenage Mothers in Young Adulthood