Resource Sections Category Tools
Errors / Omissions?

Do you see an error or want to contribute? Please contact us, or register and submit your links.

Mailing List
Subscribe to our newsletter and receive regular updates on new features, new policy areas, announcements, and more.

Home Policy Organizations: Research Institutes: Cities & Communities


Links

> >|

Atlantic Institute for Market Studies popular

The Atlantic Institute for Market Studies provides a distinctive Atlantic Canadian voice on public policy. The goal of AIMS is to help people understand how governments operate and make decisions, and how to build a better economy.
http://www.aims.ca

Caledon Institute of Social Policy popular

The Caledon Institute is dedicated to finding cost-effective solutions to social problems. Its goal is to fight poverty, ensure social and economic security, and achieve social justice.
http://www.caledoninst.org

Canada West Foundation popular

The Canada West Foundation is dedicated to introducing Western perspectives into current Canadian policy debates. It encourages citizen engagement on current policy issues.
http://www.cwf.ca

Canadian Council of Social Development popular

The mandate of the Canadian Council on Social Development is to develop and promote progressive social policies inspired by social justice, equality, and the empowerment of individuals and communities.
http://www.ccsd.ca

Canadian Institute for Advanced Research popular

The Canadian Institute for Advance Research provides funding for researchers studying issues in the sciences and social sciences. It also participates in facilitating this research vis-à-vis the public and private sectors.
http://www.ciar.ca

Canadian Institute for Research on Regional Development popular

The mandate of the Canadian Institute for Research on Regional Development is to promote informed public debate on issues concerning regional development, and to disseminate objective analyses and information on the subject.
http://www.umoncton.ca/icrpap/

Canadian Policy Research Networks popular

The Canadian Policy Research Networks is dedicated to fostering a more just, prosperous, and caring society in Canada. It specializes in social and economic policy research, with a focus on the human aspects of policy issues.
http://www.cprn.ca

Centre for Cultural Renewal popular

The mandate of the Centre for Cultural Renewal is to communicate the importance of religions to culture and the importance of culture to religions. Its goal is to address the relationship that exists between public policy vis-à-vis cultural and religious convictions.
http://www.culturalrenewal.ca

Couchiching Institute on Public Affairs popular

The Couchiching Institute on Public Affairs has a mission of increasing awareness and understanding of domestic and international issues. Its main activity is a summer conference on a current public policy issue.
http://www.couch.ca

Council of Canadians popular

The Council of Canadians is a citizens’ watchdog organization with over 100,000 members. It has established itself as a voice for Canadian economic sovereignty, and coordinates lobbying activities accordingly.
http://www.canadians.org

Frontier Centre for Public Policy popular

The mission of the Frontier Centre is to develop and popularize policy choices that will help Canada’s Prairie region to live up to its vast but unrealized economic potential.
http://www.fcpp.org

GPI Atlantic popular

GPI Atlantic is dedicated to the development of the Genuine Progress Index, a measure of sustainability, well-being, and quality of life.
http://www.gpiatlantic.org

Institute for Research on Public Policy popular

The Institute for Research on Public Policy has a mission to advance new ideas that will help Canadians make more effective policy choices. Its main publication is Policy Options, which covers a broad range of issues.
http://www.irpp.org

Montreal Economic Institute popular

The Montreal Economic Institute’s mission is to propose original and innovative solutions for the crafting of efficient public policies. It views public policy issues through an economic lens.
http://www.iedm.org

PAR-L (Policy, Action, Research List) popular

PARL-L was founded in 1995 as an e-mail list by the former Canadian Advisory Council on the Status of Women (CACSW).
http://www.unb.ca/PAR-L

Parkland Institute popular

The Parkland Institute uses a political economy perspective to study public policy issues affecting Albertans and Canadians. Its mission is to examine market-oriented assumptions to determine their effectiveness.
http://www.ualberta.ca/~parkland/

Polaris Institute popular

The Polaris Institute was established in response to rising opposition to the two major free trade agreements that dramatically restructured the economy and society in Canada in the late 1980s and early 1990s.
http://www.polarisinstitute.org

Public Policy Forum popular

The Public Policy Forum provides a neutral venue where the private sector and public sector can meet to learn from one another. It includes business, labour, think tanks, academia, the media, and governments.
http://www.ppforum.ca

Saskatchewan Institute of Public Policy popular

The Saskatchewan Institute of Public Policy (SIPP) undertakes research on issues that arise from challenging policy dilemmas through its main activities of research, education and citizenship involvement.
http://www.uregina.ca/sipp

Social Research and Demonstration Corporation popular

The mandate of the Social Research and Demonstration Corporation is to aid governments in deciding how their resources should by used to develop successful social programs. Its programs are tested in multiple locations.
http://www.srdc.org

Canadian Economics Association

The Canadian Economics Association is the organization of academic economists in Canada. Its objective is the advancement of economic knowledge through the encouragement of study and research.
http://www.economics.ca

David Suzuki Foundation

The mandate of the David Suzuki Foundation is to find ways for society to live in balance with the natural world that sustains us. It employs science and education to promote environmental conservation solutions.
http://www.davidsuzuki.org

Energy Probe Research Foundation

The Energy Probe Research Foundation studies the root causes of environmental destruction and the elements of a sustainable society. The Foundation has a number of branches, including Probe International and the Consumer Policy Institute.
http://www.eprf.ca

International Institute for Sustainable Development

The mandate of the International Institute for Sustainable Development is to promote change through sustainable development. Members of the organization believe that in order for development to be sustainable, it must integrate the well-being of people as well as the environment.
http://www.iisd.org

Liu Institute for Global Issues

The Liu Institute seeks interdisciplinary and policy-related research and advocacy on global public policy issues related to human security.
http://www.ligi.ubc.ca/

> >|