Alejandro Chafuen, Forbes In their 2010 book The Canadian Century: Moving Out of America’s Shadow, Brian Lee Crowley, Jason Clemens, and Niels Veldhuis, three leading Canadian policy and think tank experts, described the great opportunity lying ahead for our northern...
The Board and Staff of the Frontier Centre would like to wish you peace, health and happiness throughout the coming year. We look forward to sharing our vision for a stronger and more prosperous Canadian society with you in 2014 and for many years to come.
The Frontier Centre for Public Policy, an independent Western Canadian think tank with offices in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta, has appointed policy commentator, author and the policy director of the Ontario Catholic School Trustees’ Association Dr. Robert Murray as its new Vice-President of Research effective October 1, 2013.
The Frontier Centre for Public Policy is proud to announce the appointment of two new Senior Fellows, Dr. Frank Atkins and Dr. Pierre Desrochers. With their appointment, the Centre increases the depth of its intellectual ranks.
For the past 14 years, Vancouver surgeon Dr. Brian Day has led the charge for health-care reform, pushing for the right of patients to pay for private care if their health and well-being are threatened as a result of waiting in a stagnant and overburdened public...
The path to net zero, based on the much disputed belief that carbon dioxide is a pollution, is more steep and impractical than most people realize. Replacing fossil fuels with clean electricity will require much more power generation and a greatly upgraded grid to...
Think-Tanks Wielding More Clout in Politics: Organizations such as the right-leaning Manning Centre, nascent Broadbent Institute increasingly part of the ‘political infrastructure’
When Canadians think of political parties, they focus on the teams of politicians fronting them. But behind the scenes, Canadian political parties are increasingly getting support from a “political infrastructure” that plays a crucial role in selling their ideology to the public.
Frontier Centre for Public Policy announces a new Director of Research – Dr. Marco Navarro-Génie.
Public services may be facing cutbacks, but the right-of-centre think-tanks are enjoying a boom.
Policy makes all the difference in creating wealth.
“I think that it is fair to say that the success of the Frontier Centre signals the success of the independent think tank movement in Canada.”
In a world saturated with information, connected by the web and challenged by complex issues that often hit like a meteor from outer space, there is a growing need to know where to turn for high quality information and analysis on critical policy issues. Increasingly policy makers and the public are turning to the close to 5,500 public policy research organizations around the world for assistance. This report, from the January 2009 edition of Foreign Policy Magazine identifies and ranks the leading think tanks in every region of the world.
Many Canadians worked hard in 2008 to fight the advance of big government and the erosion of economic and personal liberty. Some worked in relative obscurity in their own communities, while others were high profile or filled leadership roles in prestigious organizations – but all were important.
The Government of Canada Announces the Appointment of New Members to the National Council of Welfare
The Honourable Monte Solberg, Minister of Human Resources and Social Development, today announced the appointment of Rev. Larry Gregan and Mr. David S. Pankratz of Manitoba, Colonel Glen Shepherd of Quebec and Mr. Calvin D. Helin of British Columbia to the National...
Frontier Centre begins “on the ground” presence in Alberta with appointment of author and analyst Mark Milke as Alberta Senior Fellow.