Real Time Remote Access (RTRA)

Applying to RTRA

To apply to RTRA, please contact the Senior Statistical Focal Point (see Contact Person under Getting Started) and include the following information to your email:

  • Full name
  • Status (Undergrad student / Graduate student / Professor / Researcher?)
  • Program & year of study
  • Why do you need RTRA?
    • E.g. Project proposal, Master's thesis project, etc.
    • Please describe your project in a few sentences for context
  • What survey(s) are you interested in and for what year(s)? 

Following this request, you will need to meet with the Senior Statistical Focal Point for an initial consultation to discuss your project and go over key questions.  It is advised that you first visit Statistics Canada's RTRA application and guidelines page.  The application process takes approximately one week.  The University of Ottawa has a one-year subscription to RTRA and as long as this subscription is valid researchers have access to all RTRA surveys.