Internship: Multi-Project/Natural Capital Project

The purpose of this project was to support Canada West Foundation’s research on Land Use in Alberta. The background research and scanning was used in subsequent publications which articulated the need for a better land use policy framework and more con …

Nature of Cities Regional Greenspace Workshop

The goal of this project was to promote policy and program changes and increase local partnerships to better protect and restore natural urban green space. Project organizers undertook a series of professional workshops in four cities in Alberta, inclu …

Natural Capital Incentives

This project sought to show that the conflict between economic growth and environmental protection is artificial and unproductive. Canada West Foundation wanted to enliven a more productive policy debate by getting past this simplistic view, particular …

2006 Rosenberg International Forum on Water Policy

The goal of this project was to bring together decision makers and scientists from around the world to discuss means of effectively managing the world’s water supply. The Rosenberg International Forum on Water Policy facilitates the development and exc …

Getting it Right: Balancing Climate Change and Energy Policies in Western Canada

The goal of this project was to develop a regional approach to both energy and climate change, as the two policy areas are closely linked. Canada West Foundation suggested that an effectively integrated energy and climate policy strategy at a regional …

Update CEGN Grants Database

The purpose of this project was to inform environmental grant making in Canada by updating the existing database of the Canadian Environmental Grantmakers’ Network. The CEGN Database is a resource for organizations seeking funding for environmental res …

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