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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 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 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

Centre for the Study of Living Standards popular

The mandate of the Centre for the Study of Living Standards is research in the area of living standards; it offers perspective on understanding the trends that contribute to policies, while undertaking advocacy on given issues.
http://www.csls.ca

Conference Board of Canada popular

The mission of the Conference Board of Canada is to build leadership capacity for a better Canada by creating and sharing insights on economic trends, public policy, and organizational performance.
http://www.conferenceboard.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

Fraser Institute popular

The Fraser Institute is an independent educational organization focused on economic and social research. Its objective is to redirect public attention to the role of free markets in providing for the well-being of Canadians.
http://www.fraserinstitute.ca

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

Institute on Governance popular

The Institute on Governance was founded to promote effective governance. It focuses on seven principal knowledge areas that pertain to the development of research and educational programs.
http://www.iog.ca

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/

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

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

Centre for International Governance Innovation

The Canadian Centre for International Studies and Cooperation (CECI) is a private, not-for-profit corporation, with its Head Office in east-end Montreal.
http://www.cigionline.org/

Commonwealth Association For Public Administration And Management

The Commonwealth Association For Public Administration And Management (CAPAM) was established in 1994 to assist with the exchange of information and knowledge on public administration among Commonwealth countries and beyond.
http://www.capam.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

Institute of Public Administration of Canada

The Institute of Public Administration of Canada is an association of public servants, academics, and others who are interested in public administration. Its mission is to promote excellence in public service.
http://www.ipac.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

Parliamentary Centre

The mission of the Parliamentary Centre is to strengthen legislatures in Canada and around the world. It works closely with the Parliament of Canada to fulfill its goals.
http://www.parlcent.ca

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