Policy institutes and think tanks have the ability to influence policy at the federal, provincial, and municipal levels. In addition, grassroots movements and lived experience research can help to inform think tanks and elected officials on policy direction. Many prominent think tanks are located in Ottawa and other major cities in order to maximize their influence on policy-making.
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Sometimes to Hear the Music you Have to Turn Down the Noise: A Game-Changer Approach to Poverty Reduction Strategy and Evaluation - Tamarack Institute
Ottawa Must Get Serious about Poverty Reduction - Caledon Institute of Social Policy (Op-Ed commentary)
Case Study: Strategy Renewal in Peel Region - Tamarack Institute
Caledon praises Federal Economic Statement - Caledon Institute of Social Policy