Warning Signs for Canadian Educators: The Bad News in Canada’s PISA Results

Canadian provinces should be concerned about slipping high-school students’ scores – in reading, science and mathematics – as assessed by the Program for International Student Assessment (PISA), according a new report from the C.D. Howe Institute. In “ …

Smart, Useful Insights from Calgary’s Shift Project on Ending Domestic Violence

This developmental evaluation report highlights key learnings about social change efforts and is intended for anyone who is working on large social change initiatives. This paper draws on Shift: The Project to End Domestic Violence as a case study to i …

Issue Brief on Social and Emotional Learning in Canada

Social and emotional learning (SEL) is a framework for developing social and emotional competencies that is gaining interest in Canada and the United States. The purpose of this issue brief is to provide an overview of the field of social and emotional …

Water Scarcity Challenges make Alberta a Bellwether Province for Better Management: University of Lethbridge Specialist

Alberta faces water scarcity challenges that make it a bellwether region for better water management policies, according to a study released today by the C.D. Howe Institute. In The Competition for Water: Striking a Balance among Social, Environmental, …