Public policy research with impact

The Foundation provides evidence-based analysis and ground-breaking research that captures the attention of government, industry and other decision-makers, and improves the lives of westerners and all Canadians. It’s public policy research that makes a difference.


Our research focuses on public policy issues that matter to the West

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Currents Economic Update

Currents is a quarterly health check on the economies of the four western provinces

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Presentations & Speeches

The best of recent public presentations by our president and research staff

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The Canada West Foundation is a not-for-profit educational charity that depends on the support of westerners like you. Click to find out more about how you can support the work we do.

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Invest in the West

Our $3-million campaign is supporting the work of three high-impact research centres – the centres for Natural Resource Policy, Human Capital Policy and Trade & Investment Policy.

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