Canada's 2018 Innovation Policy Report Card
February 28, 2018 - Daniel Schwanen and Rosalie Wyonch

This E-Brief introduces a new innovation policy report card, comparing key policy indicators affecting innovation performance across 14 countries, focusing on the implications for Canada.

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Measuring Student Outcomes: The Case for Identifying Indigenous Students in Canada’s PISA Sample
February 13, 2018 - John Richards and Parisa Mahboubi

Collection of data on academic outcomes among Indigenous students is a necessary step towards bridging the education gap between Indigenous and non-indigenous students, according to a new report...

Red Flags for Educators: Lessons for Canada in the PISA Results
August 29, 2017 - John Richards

As students prepare for return to school, educators and parents in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and the four Atlantic provinces should be concerned about their student test scores, according to a new...

The Power of Words: Improving Immigrants' Literacy Skills
August 1, 2017 - Parisa Mahboubi

Ottawa should strengthen the screening process to improve the literacy skills of immigrants, states a new report from the C.D. Howe Institute. In The Power of Words: Improving Immigrants’...

Education Quality and Immigrants' Success in the Canadian Labour Market
July 20, 2017 - Qing (Felix) Li

Policymakers must find innovative ways to improve immigrants’ likelihood of finding well-paid employment, states a new report from the C.D. Howe Institute. In “Education Quality and Immigrants’...

Students in Jeopardy: An Agenda for Improving Results in Band-Operated Schools
January 28, 2016 - Barry Anderson and John Richards

Major reforms are needed to address Canada’s failing reserve schools, according to a new C.D. Howe Institute report. In “Students in Jeopardy: An Agenda for Improving Results in Band-Operated...

Green, Simard-Duplain, Siu – In-Person K-12 Schooling is Essential to the Canadian Economy
Intelligence Memos
From: David A. Green, Gaëlle Simard-Duplain, and Henry E. Siu To: Policymakers across Canada Date: January 27, 2021 Re: In-Person K-12 Schooling is Essential to the Canadian Economy The extent to...
Green, Simard-Duplain, Siu – In-Person K-12 Schooling is Essential to the Canadian Economy
Intelligence Memos
From: David A. Green, Gaëlle Simard-Duplain, and Henry E. Siu To: Policymakers across Canada Date: November 2, 2020 Re: In-Person K-12 Schooling is Essential to the Canadian Economy The extent to...
Peter Hicks – The Pandemic Opportunity for Better Well-being Data
Intelligence Memos
From: Peter Hicks To: The Office of the Prime Minister Date: October 9, 2020 Subject: The Pandemic Opportunity for Better Well-being Data The federal government agenda during this parliamentary...

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