Access to the BALSAC database is exclusive for scientific research purposes. Technical and professional support is provided to researchers wishing to use data from the BALSAC database.

The provided services can range from the development of a specific data set for a research project to the implementation of genealogical reconstructions or the matching of data sets in BALSAC according to the researchers' needs.

Services offered:

  • Genealogical reconstructions;
  • Data linkage;
  • Extraction of a dataset based on selected variables;
  • Access to Genlib;
  • Access to the data of the Integrated Infrastructure of Historical Microdata of the Population of Quebec (IMPQ);
  • Access to the data of the Quebec Regional Reference Sample (ERRQ).

If you are interested in accessing the BALSAC database, feel free to consult the document Structure and variables of the BALSAC database to assist researchers with their request.

All service requests must be addressed in accordance with the provisions of the Policy on Access to BALSAC Data for Research Purposes, by filling out a demande d’accès or by sending an email to the following address: