Carleton Research Data Centre, Branch Office

Important notice:

The Carleton RDC is open at this time. To ensure the health and safety of everyone, please follow the new measures in place:

  • Do not show up in the RDC if you are sick or have symptoms.
  • Complete the COVID-19 screening form.
  • Face masks are mandatory.
  • Do not show up in the RDC if you didn’t book a workstation.
  • All workstations are not operational to observe physical distancing. Only 2 workstations are operational at this time.

Upcoming webinar

Please join us for an upcoming free webinar:

  • Title: The Business Data Access Centre (BDAC)
  • Speakers:
    • Yukman Cheung, Business Data Manager – Data Access Division, Statistics Canada
    • Yves-Emmanuel Massé-François, Manager, - Data Access Division
  • Date: Wednesday June 23, 2021
  • Time: 2:00pm-3:00pm ET
  • Register in advance for this webinar
  • Description: Come and learn about the business data available from the Business Data Access Centre (formerly known as the Canadian Centre for Data Development and Economic Research (CDER)) and forthcoming business datasets available in the Research Data Centres.

This webinar will be presented in English and will be recorded. Engagement during the webinar in both official languages is welcomed.

Please contact Jane Fry (JaneFry@CUNET.CARLETON.CA) for more information.

Welcome to the RDC!

The Carleton Research Data Centre Branch Office opened in Fall 2020 in the MacOdrum Library. It is part of the Canadian Research Data Centre Network (CRDCN). "Research Data Centres offer a secure access to detailed microdata from Statistics Canada's surveys, and to Canadian censuses' data, as well as to an increasing number of administrative data sets."

Location: ML121, MacOdrum Library

Open days: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday

Open hours: 9.00am to 5.00pm

  • There are currently 2 workstations available for use.
  • If both of these workstations are already booked, you can book a workstation at the University of Ottawa - if it is available.
  • All COVID-19 protocols are being observed.

Ph.D. Students:

  • Want to get $1000?
  • It is very easy to do - simply use one of the datasets at the RDC for your dissertation.
  • Check out this page for more information.

For more information:

  • Contact the RDC analyst at
    • to book a time
    • for other general inquiries

Twitter handle: @CarletonRDC


    Ottawa-Outaouais Research Data Centre (ORDC)

    • There is a bilingual Research Data Centre located in the Morisset Library at the University of Ottawa.
    • Check out their Guide here.

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