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Research

Jan 17, 2019

Breaking the Inertia

January 17, 2019

Repositioning the Government-Sector Partnership

The social sector is a key strategic partner to Canadian governments as they seek to address big challenges like poverty or climate change. Read More

Dec 13, 2018

Healthy Data

December 13, 2018

Policy solutions for big data and AI innovation in health

The health sector is undergoing a digital revolution, centered on big data and Artificial Intelligence (AI). How should we strike the right balance between encouraging innovation and protecting patients’ rights? The following report tackles this question. Read More

Dec 11, 2018

Abandoning Silos

December 11, 2018

How innovative governments are collaborating horizontally to solve complex problems

The complex challenges that governments at all levels are facing today cut across long-standing and well-defined government boundaries and organizational structures. Solving these problems therefore requires a horizontal approach. This report looks at how such an approach can be successfully implemented. Read More

Nov 26, 2018

Analysing megatrends to better shape the future of tourism

November 26, 2018

In this new research contribution written for the OECD, we deepen our previous analysis of the megatrends affecting the future of tourism. Read More

Nov 15, 2018

Evidence that Works

November 15, 2018

Building the Canadian evidence infrastructure for social policy

Canadian governments and their service-provider partners are tackling increasingly complex social problems. Effective solutions will depend on how well they can identify what initiatives are and are not working, and how well the most promising ones can be adapted and scaled up. Read More

Oct 25, 2018

Innovation in Evidence: Conference Background Paper

October 25, 2018

Strengthening Canadian Efforts to Identify What Works (and What Doesn’t) in Social Policy

The landscape for evidence-informed policymaking is changing rapidly. While important social issues are becoming more complex and entrenched, there exist challenges which impede the generation and adoption of evidence to inform impactful social policy in Canada. Read More