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
The Economic Impact of Canadian P3 Projects: Why building infrastructure ‘on time’ matters
A fresh approach to analyzing the economic impacts of Canadian public-private partnerships (P3s) and adds to the conversation around P3s by quantifying – beyond the benefits traditionally outlined – the significant economic value from delivering such assets for public use sooner.
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...
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….