Good for Canada. Good for the West.

The Canada West Foundation is the only public policy think tank that focuses on issues that matter to the West. We provide policy solutions in three areas: resources, environment and economy; skills, innovation and productivity; and trade and trade infrastructure. We advance policies that decision makers trust.


Our team of research directors and policy analysts explore the big issues that affect the West and all of Canada. They produce thoughtful ground-breaking research on the issues that matter most.

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We bring together political, academic, business and community leaders in seminars, forums, conferences and round tables. We get people talking about what we need to do to create a better and more secure West.

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Our ideas make news. Through research publications, op-eds in major Canadian newspapers, interviews on radio and television, blogs and social media, our work reaches millions of readers each year.

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