CAGS Publications
CAGS provides a variety of publications which address concerns of the graduate education community. A Statistical Report on registration in graduate studies at Canadian universities is also published yearly. All publications are available free of charge to the public and can be accessed through the relevant links below.

Imagining Canada’s Future

Member schools of the Canadian Association for Graduate Studies reflect a diversity of perspectives, focu s and university cultures. This document highlights the thrust of reports from CAGS members who took part in the SSHRC’s Imagine Canada’s Future initiative.

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*Future challenge questions:

1. What new ways of learning, particularly in higher education, will Canadians need to thrive in an evolving society and labour market?

2. What effects will the quest for energy and natural resources have on our society and our position on the world stage?

3. How are the experiences and aspirations of Aboriginal Peoples in Canada essential to building a successful shared future?

4. What might the implications of global peak population be for Canada?

5. How can emerging technologies be leveraged to benefit Canadians?

6. What knowledge will Canada need to thrive in an interconnected, evolving global landscape?


INSITUTION QUESTION* REPORT
CONCORDIA 6 pdf
HEC 1 pdf
LAVAL 1 & 2 pdf
MCGILL 6 pdf
MCMASTER, BROCK & WILFRID LAURIER 3 pdf
MEMORIAL 6 video
OCAD 1 pdf
OTTAWA 1 doc
OTTAWA 1 doc
QUEENS & RMC 1 pdf
REGINA 3 doc
RYERSON & YORK 6
TORONTO 1 doc
UNBC 2 pdf
UQAC 1 pdf
UQAT 3 pdf
ADESAQ (7)** 5 pdf
VICTORIA 3 doc
WESTERN & WINDSOR 5 doc
WINNIPEG 3 pdf
** ADESAQ: 7 INSTITUTIONS PARTICIPATED IN RT EVENT: CONCORDIA, UQAM, UQTR, INRS, UQO, ENAP, UQAC
Working and Discussion Papers
Title Date
Investing in the Next Generation of Canadian Researchers August 2018
Interdisciplinary Graduate Programs in Canada: Practice and Potential June 1, 2014
Graduate Student Professional Development: A Survey with Recommendations Prepared for: The Canadian Association for Graduate Studies in conjunction with The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada October 1, 2012
Professional Skills Development for Graduate Students November 1, 2008
Guiding Principles for Graduate Student Supervision November 1, 2008
Challenges to Innovation in Graduate Education Synopsis of the International Conference of the Canadian Association for Graduate Studies; November 2-5, 2005; Toronto, Canada November 2, 2005
Doctoral Education in Canada 1900-2005 September 1, 2005
A Guide to Intellectual Property for Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Scholars November 1, 2005
SSHRC Transformation and Consultation Reactions and Commentary May 1, 2004
The Completion of Graduate Studies in Canadian Universities: Report & Recommendations October 1, 2003
Bibliography on Completion of Graduate Studies
Brave New Worlds, Graduate Education for the 21st Century A Report on the International Conference held in Montreal, October 24th to October 27th, 2001 October 27, 2001
Educating the Best Minds for the Knowledge Economy: Setting the Stage for Success CAGS Position Paper on Student Financial Support October 1, 2001