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University of Windsor Research Data Centre

Dear UWindsor RDC researchers:

With the province now in Step 1 of re-opening, campus health restrictions are now able to accommodate restricted re-opening of the University of Windsor Branch RDC on Tuesday, June 22. The same restrictions apply as prior to the most recent closure. The RDC can accomodate two researchers simulataneously and access continues to be by appointment only. Researchers may reserve up to two (maximum) appointments per week, one week in advance. To reserve an appointment please visit

Thank you for your continued patience and please do not hesitate with any questions.

Berenica Vejvoda (Academic Director, Statistics Canada Research Data Centre – University of Windsor Branch)

Statistics Canada office on campus

The Windsor Research Data Centre, located on the first floor of the Leddy Library, is a combination of a high-security Statistics Canada office on the University of Windsor campus and a statistical analysis computing laboratory.

It is a branch of the UWO RDC at Western.

Academic Director

Berenica Vejvoda
519-253-3000 ext. 3858

Statistical Assistant

Mike Houlahan
519-253-3000 ext. 4880 (during office hours)

Major research projects

Faculty and Graduate level students are allowed access to detailed data for pure and applied research. Applications for data access are submitted through the Microdata Access Portal (MAP). Microdata Access Portal application process

Contact the RDC Academic Director, Berenica Vejvoda, at , with basic questions on qualifications or on completing your application.

An analyst at the UWO RDC can review your application before it is submitted to make sure it meets all requirements: Tina Luu Ly and Victoria Gaudin at

Social Science health and policy researchers now have local access to confidential microdata sets (unavailable to the public) from Statistics Canada's population and household surveys, including a number of major longitudinal surveys that track the responses of individuals over a period of time and offer a richer source for analyzing social issues than do the traditional, more limited, cross-sectional surveys.

  • Canadian Cancer Registry Data

  • Census of Population

  • General Social Survey

  • Longitudinal Survey of Immigrants to Canada

  • Survey of Labour and Income Dynamics

  • Canadian Perspectives Survey Series (CPSS) - COVID19