Special Focus


Canadians have deep and genuine concerns about the expansion of medical assistance in dying (MAiD). As federal politicians consider Bill C-7, which would expand access… Read More


How can lottery and gaming in British Columbia, Alberta, Ontario, and the Atlantic provinces work for, not against, low income households?… Read More

Religion and GDP

It may be time to take a second look at the public relevance of religion for the most unexpected reason: economics. What if we told… Read More

Our Research

The Welcome Home, Winnipeg
REPORT February 5th

The Welcome Home is a Catholic ministry in the North Point Douglas neighbourhood in Winnipeg’s North End. It serves as a gathering place for residents of the neighbourhood and offers weekly and monthly programs that respond to Jesus Christ’s beckoning in the Gospel of Matthew: “Come to me, all you who are weary and find life burdensome, and I will refresh you” (Matthew 11:28).

Child Care by the Numbers - Canada
REPORT February 12th

Child-care policies should be equitable for all families, regardless of the type of care they choose. Universal child-care systems fail to recognize the diverse care needs of Canadian parents and their reasons for the type of care they choose.