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
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…
Intelligence Memos
To: Canada’s Ministers of Employment From: Parisa Mahboubi and Ivannia Irawan Date: November 3, 2021 Re: Embracing Population Aging: Staying Young Through Life-Long Learning Population aging –…
Intelligence Memos
From: Tammy Schirle To: Canadians Concerned about Childcare Date: August 19, 2021 Re:  When Markets Fail: The Case for Government Intervention in ELCC Provision It’s easy to find an economist who…