The C.D. Howe Institute is a registered charity, and 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.
#1 Awarded Think Tank in Canada
– The Institute has won a quarter of all Douglas Purvis Prizes from the Canadian Economics Association for excellence in Canadian economic policy writing.
The C.D. Howe Institute's research is national in scope and we host policy events across the country.