September 22, 2014

Support the Institute

You may never have considered making a personal gift to a Canadian policy think tank before – I am asking you to give the idea some thought.

Politicians of every stripe face inevitable temptations to make choices that are not based on sound, evidence-based economics. Yet the experience of Canada’s trading partners shows the importance of strategic and considered policy development – and, regrettably, the impact of its absence.

From EI reform, to recent changes in immigration policy, to healthcare, to fiscal accountability and tax policy, the work of the C.D. Howe Institute aims to help governments coast-to-coast craft a more competitive Canadian economy. We consistently attract research fellows with leadership experience from the public service, private sector, and top universities. Just recently, our work won the Canadian Economics Association’s Purvis Prize (for the fifth time!) and was shortlisted for the Donner Book Prize.

The Institute takes great pride in its contribution to Canada’s standing as one of the world’s most favoured nations. But our ability to support effective decision-making depends on donor support.

Notwithstanding our high standing with political and policy leaders, top scholars, and media, our funding and staff complement are modest relative to the breadth and quality of our output.

Please take a moment to help us now. Your personal contribution of $100, $500, $1,000 or even $5,000 will build momentum in our push for a stronger, more dynamic Canada. To donate, please click here to make an online contribution through CanadaHelps. All gifts are eligible for a charitable receipt. You can also call in your donation today at (416) 865-1904 or send an email to [email protected].

Your personal, philanthropic support is critical to the Institute - central in helping us enhance our policy impact.

My colleagues and I deeply appreciate your support – with your help we will build a more prosperous Canada.

William B.P Robson
President & CEO
C.D. Howe Institute
 

You may already support us through your organization. As a charity, we are asking you to take one moment and make a personal contribution of $50, $250, $500 or even $1,000 to the C.D. Howe Institute today. Please help us by making an online contribution through CanadaHelps.