Session Descriptions

Bishop's Unviersity, Lennoxville, QC
June 9-11, 1999

June 9 - 9:00 - 10:30
Fernando Rajulton & Zenaida R. Ravanera Life Course Trajectories Before and After Retirement
Wendy Manning Childbearing in Cohabiting Unions and Union Stability
Kevin McQuillan & Marilyn Belle Lone-Father Families in Canada
Health & Homelessness
June 9 - 10:45 - 12:30
Zheng Wu & Kelly Martin Contraceptive Choice in Canada
Margaret L. DeWit Determinants of Health Care Utilization Patterns in Ontario
Srimanta Mohanty Regional Analysis of Health Status in Canada
Laurie Goldmann How to Count: A Comprehensive Methodology for Counting Unaccompanied Youth
Economic Aspects of Immigration/Ethnicity
June 9 - 1:30-3:00
S.S. Halli & A. Kazemipur A Study of Poverty of Immigrants in Canada
Stephen Obeng-M. Gyimah Wage Income of Immigrants in Canada: Spatial Differentials Within and Between Ethnic Groups
Fernando Mata Ethnic Variations in Voluntary Association Memberships in Canada
International Population Studies
June 9 - 3:15-5:00
Juhee Suwal Determinants of Infant Mortality in Nepal
Haider Rashid Mannan Determinants of Early Birth Intervals in Bangladesh
Ravi R. Sinha, Arun K. Sinha, & Ravi B.P. Verma High Fertility Trends and Maternal Health in India: 1981-1994
Kwame A. Boadu The Current Health Status of Ghanaians
Life Transitions
June 10 - 9:00-10:30
Pascale Beaupré & Céline Le Bourdais Impact of Family and Socio-demographic Factors on Patterns of Leaving the Parental Home
Zenaida Ravanera, Rajulton Fernando,
& Thomas Burch
Age-Uniformity in Early Life Transitions: What Does the 1995 GSS Tell Us?
Teresa Abada Determinants of Divorce Across the Duration of Marriage
Applied Demography
Chair: K.V. Rao, Sociology, Bowling Green State University
June 10 - 10:45-12:15
Shirley Loh, Ravi Verma, & M.V. George Fertility Projections for Canada, Provinces and Territories, 1996-2001
Jerry Wicks, David Swanson, Robert Vicent
& José Luiz Pereira de Almeida
Population Estimates from Remotely Sensed Data
Rongli Chen & K.V. Rao Health Insurance Coverage and Utilization Demographics in the United States
Annual General Meeting
Chair: Eddie Ebanks
June 10 - 1:15-2:45
Social 25th Anniversary Session:
Past, Present and Future of Demography in Canada

Chair: Eddie Ebanks
June 10 - 3:00-5:30
June 11 9:00-10:30
Mary Jane Norris Registered Indian Migration: An Analysis of Five-Year and One-Year Mobility and Migration Data from the 1996 Census
Stewart Clatworthy & Martin J. Cooke Factors Influencing the Migration of Registered Indians Between On- and Off-Reserve Locations in Canada, 1986-1991
Margaret Michalowski Direction - North: Employment Related Inflows of Americans for Temporary Residence in Canada
Recent Developments at Statistics Canada
Organizer: Doug Norris
June 11 - 1:45-12:15
Rosemary Bender Results of National Census Test
Doug Norris SC/SHRCC Report
Ethnicity and Immigration
June 11 - 1:30-3:30
Gustave Goldman The Determinants of Immigrant Acculturation
Frank Trovato Self-Destruction in the New Land: Immigrant Suicide in Canada During 1990-92