CWF VIRTUAL EVENT | Energy Jobs of the Future
The Canada West Foundation has assembled a cast of energy industry experts ranging from young professionals employed in the sector, large and small employers and education leaders to examine how this generation can prepare to be part of an energy workforce in an environmentally sustainable world.
Past Event | Western Canada and China: The Economic and Trade Relationship
An armchair discussion between Canada West Foundation CEO Gary G. Mar and H.E. Cong Peiwu, Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to Canada
Friday, January 21, 2022
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Energy Innovation Brief | YWE Takeover Edition
Young Women in Energy (YWE) has taken over this issue of the Energy Innovation Brief! Under the direction of guest editor Katie Smith-Parent, YWE’s Executive Director, this issue highlights emerging leaders who are changing the face of energy in Alberta.
BLOG | The Global Middle Class and COVID-19
Growth of the Global Middle Class (GMC) has been a focal point for policy making on the Canadian, but particularly the Western Canadian, export agenda in recent years as both an opportunity and a challenge. Notably, it is a foundational part of the federal government’s export strategy and been aggressively embraced by the agricultural producer community.
WHAT NOW? | Micro Credentials: ‘Small’ qualifications, big deal
Policy-makers and decision-makers looking for ways to rapidly upskill and reskill the workforce for the post-pandemic economy have bet big on micro credentials. These credentials are generally considered a type of “mini qualification” that verify a person’s skills, competencies or experience for specific roles.
REPORT | ESG and the Canadian Energy Sector
The rise of ESG reporting has been meteoric. But whether ESG is more than a fad, whether it is needed to secure investment—and even whether it is particularly useful given that international ESG frameworks and standards do not align well with sector-specific and uniquely Canadian conditions—are some of the questions that require a hard look.
The latest research, commentary and recommendations from our analysts
China Brief 079 | China and others ban Canadian beef, Hog prices drop...
China Brief 079 | China and others ban Canadian beef, Hog prices drop as Chinese imports down/cold storage up, Belt and Road and Five-Year Plan MonitorRead Article
The Future of Work and Learning Brief | Issue 18
The Future of Work and Learning Brief | Issue 18Read Article
Event | Western Canada and China: The Economic and Trade Relationship
VIEW WEBINAR | Western Canada and China: The Economic and Trade RelationshipRead Article
Energy Innovation Brief | Issue 19
Energy Innovation Brief | YWE Takeover EditionRead Article
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.
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.