There is a writing workshop for junior researchers at the 2018 Joint Statistical Meetings in Vancouver.  Postdocs and junior faculty are encouraged to apply.   The SSC is sponsoring the event for the first time this year. 

Application Deadline: June 1 (early applicants may receive early notification of acceptance).

StatCan 150


Statistics Canada recognizes the next generation of storytellers and statisticians with a contest, sponsored in part by the SSC, in honour of Canada's 150th birthday.


Check out the SSC 2017 award winners for Honorary Member, SSC Gold Medalist, the Distinguished Service Award, the Pierre Robillard Award, the CRM-SSC Prize in Statistics, the SSC Award for Impact of Applied and Collaborative Work, and the Canadian Journal of Statistics Award. 


Learn about the past and future of data analysis and statistics in Canada. Topics include the Victorian Statistics Movement and its effect in Canada, statistics and the computer revolution, and the emergence of data science. 


Jim Kalbfleisch


The SSC is saddened by the news of the recent passing of Jim Kalbfleisch. Jim helped shape the University of Waterloo's Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science and served as SSC President in 1984.