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Oct 25

Response & Recovery: An Update on Ontario’s Plan to Protect our Progress in the Fight Against COVID-19, Support our Economy and Build a Stronger Province…

The Honourable Prabmeet Singh Sarkaria, President, Treasury Board Secretariat of Ontario Minister Sarkaria has the honour of representing his
Nov 04

Achieving Net Zero by 2050 in Canada: Challenges and Opportunities

Heather Chalmers, President and Chief Executive Officer, GE Canada Heather Chalmers is the President and Chief Executive Officer for GE Canada, and
Nov 25

Reviewing the Innovation Superclusters Initiative: Success or Failure?

Dr. Catherine Beaudry, Professor of Economics of Innovation and Canada Research Chair (Tier 1) in Creation, Development and Commercialization of

The C.D. Howe Institute is an independent not-for-profit research institute whose mission is to raise living standards by fostering economically sound public policies.

Widely considered to be Canada's most influential think tank, the Institute is a trusted source of essential policy intelligence, distinguished by research that is nonpartisan, evidence-based and subject to definitive expert review. The Institute's research is national in scope and we host policy events across the country.

Throughout my career, whether in the public or private sector, I have witnessed firsthand how influential and helpful C.D. Howe Institute research has been for senior leaders in government and business as they wrestle with current challenges.

Janet Ecker

Janet Ecker

President, Kilwaughter Consulting

At a moment where reason sometimes seems like it’s playing a diminishing role in policy decision making, institutions like the C.D. Howe Institute are immensely important. 

Dr. Lawrence H. Summers

Dr. Lawrence H. Summers

Charles W. Eliot University Professor and President Emeritus at Harvard University; Former Treasury Secretary, United States Department of the Treasury; Former Director, National Economic Council

From the time I was a student, through my years as Ontario Finance Minister, to the present day; the C.D. Howe Institute has been a thought leader on Canadian public policy. It is a real privilege to be associated with the Institute as it continues to advocate thoughtful debate, and solutions, to a range of society's most challenging issues.

Dwight Duncan

Dwight Duncan

Senior Strategic Advisor, McMillan LLP; Former Deputy Premier and Minister of Finance, Government of Ontario