Housing affordability has grown into a national concern resulting from a number of complex and interconnected factors. There may not be a one-size-fits-all solution for this problem across Canada.
Shelter Affordability Across Canada
Mental Health in the GTHA Workplace
Mental health issues in the GTHA labour force are a growing concern with an estimated 1 in 5 employees in the GTHA currently living with a mental health issue, resulting in an estimated average annual loss of productivity of $1.7 billion (inflation-adjusted) over the next 10 years. Read More...
Ontario Infrastructure Investment: Federal and Provincial Risks & Rewards
Public infrastructure investment is crucial to the prosperity of a region – it supports the quality of life of its residents and the productive capacity of industries. Without sufficient investment in public infrastructure, future economic growth and prosperity would be at risk.
Research Report: Understanding Shelter Affordability Issues
Ontario affordability pressures are at an all-time high with at least 1.2 million households under significant pressure.
Investing in Ontario's Public Infrastructure: Improved Economic Evaluation of Benefits and Risks
Much better data, metrics and other analytics are essential for better infrastructure investment in Ontario. However, a critical weakness in traditional models is their inability to capture what is at risk tomorrow if an investment is not made today. CANCEA’s Prosperity at Risk (PaR) computer simulation platform uses an agent-based modelling and “systems thinking” framework to measure infrastructure’s impacts and the economy….