Think Tanks and Policy Institutes
Conference Board of Canada
Create an account using your Western email account to access Conference Board research publications on economic trends, public policy issues and organizational performance--with over 350 titles added each year.
Institute of Public Administration of Canada
The Institute of Public Administration of Canada (IPAC) is an association of public servants, academics, and others interested in public administration.
Canadian Urban Forum
Established in 1990 in Toronto as Canada's applied urban policy institute, the Canadian Urban Forum "provides the means for encouraging a better understanding of contemporary urban issues among business, government and other key institutions"
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
An independent, non-partisan research institute concerned with issues of social, economic and environmental justice.
Institute for Research on Public Policy
Established in 1972, the IRPP is an independent, national, bilingual, nonprofit organization.
The Fraser Institute
The Fraser Institute publishes peer-reviewed research into critical economic and public policy issues including taxation, government spending, health care, school performance, and trade.
Canadian Policy Research Networks
No longer operating: archive of research materials is hosted by the Carleton University Library
Think Tank Custom Search
You can do a Google Custom Search of the websites of 44 Canadian think tanks. This is a great way to learn about the work of others who are interested in your area of research and to locate articles and other publications. Type your search terms in the search box and your results will be displayed below.