Strategic Advice and Insights Generation
We have over 20 years of experience providing critical thinking to a range of social, economic and strategic issues in Canada and abroad. Our experience and knowledge of socio-economic systems provides valuable insights as to how to approach a problem, how to measure it and how to communicate the key messages that accrue from data-driven analysis.
Influence via our Specialized Reports
Often our clients seek to advocate and influence policy that can affect people, communities and industries. We provide data-driven, evidence-based ways of achieving these objectives that are independent and non-partisan. Through this process, we differentiate our clients from the crowd so as to gain the attention of and access to the scarce resources of governments and industry groups.
Forecasting, Scenarios and Sensitivities
CANCEA is home to Canada’s largest and most detailed socio-economic platform that is used to produce a wide variety of standard and custom forward-looking simulations tailored to suit our clients’ needs across their geographical interests.
Business Cases, Impact Evaluations, and Appraisals
We develop business cases and undertake evaluations for different industries and projects of all scales, complexities and stages of development. We have provided expert witnesses and other support for a wide range of projects.
Industry Socio-Economic Analysis
We have the expertise integrating industry knowledge with hyper-detailed socio-economic analysis so that your organization has the support necessary to plan and execute with confidence.
Economic Development and Situational Analysis
We have economic situational analysis reports for the 3,573 municipalities in Canada. These reports examine the characteristics of a region relative to its surrounding region and other comparable regions across a variety of key metrics that are used for long-term economic development plans and investor site selection purposes.
Municipal Government Support
We have 20 years of experience in supporting municipal governments with their planning and policy strategies. Through our hyper-detailed regional modelling services, the data provided has enabled numerous strategic regional studies providing a solid foundation of socio-economic analysis and data required to plan economic development and regional growth.
Regional Growth Risk Management
Regional municipalities, cities and towns often have to plan and invest for population growth as either mandated by themselves or by higher levels of government. Growth is one of the riskiest initiatives that a region may face and it requires all-inclusive systems modelling to identify and measure the risks so they can be managed.
Housing Stock and Affordability Analysis
We are Canada’s foremost independent housing analytics firm, trusted by CMHC, cities and towns for their housing analysis needs and planning databases. The analysis we provide has unparalleled detail that is used by municipal planners and housing advocates across Canada.
Social Value Analysis
Organizations around the world seek to understand and measure their value and impact beyond strictly economic and financial metrics. In support of your ESG investor strategy, you’ll find we have Canada’s largest database of social value drivers to be applied to your organization, investments and policy formulations.
Collaborations and Partnerships
We provide modelling and data services to other consultants requiring independent and detailed socio-economic analysis to support their own research/project work. Consultants can leverage our data resources to obtain a knowledgeable and alternative perspective on challenging project issues. Joint project partnerships or sub-contractual arrangements can provide an ideal solution to meeting clients’ needs.