Info-Age 2000 Project

The purpose of this project was to improve technological literacy among vulnerable members of society, including low-income families and children, the elderly, and the homeless. The Calgary Community Network Association recognizes the need for all Cana …

Citizens’ Forum on Clean Air

The goal of this project was to inform debate by facilitating discussion amongst informed Canadians about how to improve air quality, and by reporting the results to policy-makers. The secondary goal of this project was to demonstrate to policy makers …

Key Issues in Canadian Water Policy

The goal of this project was to produce a substantive body of literature on the state of Canadian water use and policy in order to inform and guide policy makers in creating effective, long term water management strategies. Canada West Foundation recog …

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 …

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