In July 2009, The Canadian Association of Postdoctoral Scholars, a national professional organization formed to advocate on behalf of postdocs, conducted a survey to serve as a guide on the issue of postdoctoral status.
Our analysis of the data: "A postdoctoral crisis in Canada: From the Ivory Tower to the Academic Parking Lot"
Our position paper on postdoctoral status is available here.
Our position paper is also getting some press in Nature.
Below is a selection of the results. The full results can be downloaded here.