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  • January-17-17

    From Tiny Tot to Toddler is a practical guide that contains scientifically supported information about pregnancy, delivery and the first two years of a child’s life. A free printed guide is given to all new Québec parents at the beginning of pregnancy follow-up. Parents involved in an adoption process can also receive a free guide.

    2017 edition: What’s new?

    The 2017 edition of the guide From Tiny Tot to Toddler is a reprint of the 2015 edition.

    The main new feature in the 2015 edition was an updated Foods chapter. To view these changes, we suggest you download only the Foods chapter.

    For the 2017...

  • January-10-17

    In 2011, the Canadian National Household Survey (NHS) replaced the long-form census, introducing a potential bias regarding the small-scale use of NHS data and having an incidence on the deprivation index update.

    This document outlines the methodological scenarios that were tested in order to update the 2011 deprivation index.

    • The replacement of the long-form census by the voluntary National Household Survey (NHS) in 2011 led to a sharp increase in the global non-response rate.
    • Updating the material and social deprivation index (MSDI) with 2011 data risks to introduce a non-response bias and lead to inaccurate results.
    • Four versions of the 2011 MSDI featuring various adjustments were tested to assess its quality and to identify the most...
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