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North America Brief | Issue 05

North America Brief 05 | Smuggling eggs, U.S. turns to Canadian uranium, violating FTAs

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Energy Innovation Brief | Issue 27

Energy Innovation Brief 27 | Canada’s energy transition enablers

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China Brief | Issue 90

China Brief 90 | Canola sales to China increase, China’s first population drop in 60 years & more

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The Future of Work and Learning Brief | Issue 30

The Future of Work and Learning Brief 30 | Indigenous-led training programs see growth

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Young Talent Attraction and Retention

The Canada West Foundation has launched a project that examines the social and environmental challenges of young talent retention and attraction for Alberta, with the intention to provide recommendations on how to ensure the province recruits and keeps talented young Albertans.

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Collaborative Models and Capacity in Civil Society

The Canada West Foundation has launched a project to examine the civil society sector. We aim to determine gaps and overlaps in the sector and develop models and tools to strengthen the infrastructure that supports civil society, enhance collaboration and enable more efficient and effective service delivery to Albertans in need.

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Transparency: Our pledge to our supporters

As a non-profit think tank, Canada West Foundation relies on donations. We are at our best when funded by a variety of groups: governments, corporations, individuals, and foundations all play a role. We not only acknowledge our supporters as a matter of course, we are proud to do so. Through their commitment, our supporters become part of an engaged public policy community. They tell us that they contribute because they value the work of the Foundation and want that work to continue. We think it’s pretty great that engaged citizens and organizations are willing to open their wallets in pursuit of good public policy.
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