Smart Prosperity Institute (SPI), University of Ottawa’s Institute of the Environment
The report Species in the Balance: Partnering on Tools and Incentives to Recover Species at Risk diagnoses a number of problems facing species at risk recovery work in Canada, including inadequate financial resources, insufficient incentives for stewardship among private landowners and industry, and patchy efforts to protect species at risk (SAR) on provincial and territorial crown land and private land.
The report Towards a Collaborative Strategy for Municipal Natural Asset Management: Private Lands highlights how local governments can include private land and private landowners in a comprehensive municipal natural asset management framework.
This policy brief is the first in a series on the circular economy and Canada. It provides an introduction to the circular economy concepts and landscape, geared towards for both government and business audiences.
Mowat Centre, Smart Prosperity Institute (SPI), University of Toronto
As Ontario and other provinces move toward a greener economy, policymakers should consider the implications of these changes on employment opportunities, and particularly opportunities for decent work. The report Decent Work in the Green Economy explores this challenge.
Canadian Public Policy (University of Toronto Press)
Moving to a low-carbon future will create challenges for Canada's fossil-fuel industries, but opportunities in the form of a new market for low-carbon goods and services. The challenges for the resource sector will vary across commodities.