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University of Windsor Research Data Centre

Dear UWindsor RDC researchers:

In line with public health guidelines, the UWindsor RDC can now accommodate up to four researchers in the RDC at any time. Access continues to to be by appointment only, 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: Shane Goodwin and Taylor Paul 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