" a not-for-profit organization that partners and collaborates with all sectors (not-for-profit, philanthropic, government and business) and communities to advance solutions to today’s toughest social challenges."
CERI, founded in 1975, is "an independent, registered charitable organization specializing in the analysis of energy economics and related environmental policy issues in the energy production, transportation, and consumption sectors".
CIC is an "an independent, non-partisan membership organization and think tank dedicated to advancing constructive dialogue on Canada’s place in the world and providing an incubator for innovative ideas on how to address the world’s most pressing problems."
CTF is an independent tax research organization whose purpose is to provide the government and the public of Canada with the benefit of expert impartial research into current problems of taxation and government finance.
CREATE's goal is to "contribute to the development and application of theoretical and empirical knowledge of environmental economics, natural resources, energy, food and transport and methodological developments which may be relevant to these areas."
The site includes English language reports.
Formed in 1954 as independent, not-for-profit applied research organization in Canada. The Conference Board helps build leadership capacity for a better Canada by creating and sharing insights on economic trends, public policy issues, and organizational performance.
Online copies available for U of A students and staff from the Conference Board of Canada: Reports database.
"Founded in 1985, the Council of Canadians is Canada’s leading social action organization." The organization advocates "for clean water, fair trade, green energy, public health care, and a vibrant democracy".