October 26, 2021

Canada Lags Peers in Upskilling Workers, Needs to Plug Gaps

  • Canada stands below the top-…
July 30, 2020

Schools Face Three Nettlesome Challenges Beyond COVID

  • Author John Richards looks at data from OECD’s Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) and finds…
May 21, 2020

Employment Key to Improving First Nations' Community Well-Being

  • Increased employment is crucial to improving the well-being of First Nations communities, and should be…
January 14, 2020

January 14, 2020 – Participating in school/work co-op programs is linked to higher incomes and a higher likelihood of success in the labour market after graduation, but some get more benefits than…

February 28, 2019

A strategy targeting the most at-risk children is needed to get the most out of school nutrition programs, says a new report from the C.D. Howe Institute.

In “Health and Grades: Nutrition…

November 27, 2018

Current reconciliation efforts between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples are missing the main target, according to a new report from the C.D. Howe Institute. In “Pursuing Reconciliation: The…

Intelligence Memos
The C.D. Howe Institute put out a call late last year for Intelligence Memos from next-generation policy leaders. The purpose of the program is to provide a platform for new or soon-to-be graduates…
Intelligence Memos
From: David R. Johnson To: Ontarians Concerned About Education Date: May 18, 2022 Re: What Education-Testing Chant Should We Choose in 2022? Two chants are on offer:           "Hey Ho, Hey Ho, the…
Intelligence Memos
To: Canadian Ministers of Education From: Clare Halloran, Rebecca Jack, James C. Okun, and Emily Oster Re: The Effect of Online Learning on Student Performance: Evidence from US States Date: January…