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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 of Strategic Studies popular

The Canadian Institute of Strategic Studies is a strategic studies research centre. Its mandate is to provide a forum for the strategic implications of major national and international security issues that affect Canada.
http://www.ciss.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

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

Mackenzie Institute popular

The Mackenzie Institute is concerned with issues related to political instability and organized violence. It is committed to fostering and safeguarding liberal democratic traditions.
http://www.mackenzieinstitute.com

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/

Pearson-Shoyama Institute popular

The Pearson-Shoyama Institute believes in a policy development process that is inclusive of Canadians. It facilitates public dialogue on public policy issues.
http://www.pearson-shoyama.ca

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

Conference of Defence Associations

The Conference of Defence Associations studies defence and security issues, and promotes the efficiency and well-being of the Canada's Armed Forces. It has recently expanded its study to other security developments that affect Canada.
http://www.cda-cdai.ca

Liu Institute for Global Issues

The Liu Institute is research organization based out of the School of Graduate Studies at UBC. It operates based on the premise that citizens can make a contribution to the resolution of global issues.
http://www.ligi.ubc.ca

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/