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VIC187: Prosperity, Justice & Sustainability: Intro to Public Policy

Public policy: reports, research papers +

Public Policy: interest/advocacy groups and think tanks


Policy Horizons Canada

*Federal Gov't Organization* that uses the "Foresight Method . . . to inform policy development on complex public policy problems". They produce content for academic and public interest (they do not publish commentary on policy decisions of the Government).


Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives

Also navigate to their Publications page 
and if applicable, their Ontario Office page and select the Reports & Studies tab 


The Institute for Research on Public Policy

"The IRPP seeks to improve public policy in Canada by generating research, providing insight and informing debate on current and emerging policy issues facing Canadians and their governments."


The Fraser Institute

Use the research dropdown menu (at the top of the page) to get to documents on specific themes (as shown below).

Screenshot of dropdown menu of topic areas of research on Fraser Institute website


C.D. Howe Institute

The page linked above features reports, op-eds, memos +
Please note that you can focus in on specific thematic areas in the column on the right side of the page.
 

Canadian Council on Social Development

Note on the Policy Initiatives page linked above, there are links to all of their previous/older publications and to their policy statements and briefs.