Areas of focus

Our research centres do original research, analysis and commentary to provide practical solutions to tough public policy challenges facing the West, and Canada as a whole, at home and on the global stage.

2021 Work Plans

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2021 Work Plans

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Natural Resources Centre

We champion the responsible development of the West's natural resources, for the benefit of all.

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Human Capital Centre

We help businesses and governments match jobs to skills & skills to jobs, ensuring people's essential skills and competencies are being used to full advantage, and increasing productivity.

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Trade & Investment Centre

We champion our export economy. We find solutions to moving goods, opening markets & attracting investment.

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