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External resources

Canadian Association of Postdoctoral Scholars

A Canadian committee of postdoctoral scholars with a mandate to improve the lives, training, and work experience of all Canadian postdocs by ensuring fair and reasonable compensation, benefits, rights, privileges and protections, as well as a supportive social network and effective support, training and career development opportunities.

Canadian Association of Postdoctoral Administrators

A Canadian organization of academic administrators and staff responsible for postdoctoral issues at universities and research organizations across Canada. The aim of the organization is to share best practices and to promote the environment for successful postdoctoral scholarship and training.

Government of Canada – Immigration and Citizenship

Apply to travel, study, work or immigrate to Canada, apply for citizenship, a permanent resident card or refugee protection, check the status of your application or find a form.

National Postdoctoral Association

A United States organization that provides a unique, national voice for postdoctoral scholars.

Public Service Alliance of Canada

The Public Service Alliance of Canada represents more than 180,000 workers in every province and territory in Canada and in locations around the world. The terms and conditions of employment for TAs and RAs are governed by the collective agreement between the university and the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC).