Nancy Olewiler, an economist, is director of and professor in the School of Public Policy at Simon Fraser University. She is a member of Canada’s Ecofiscal Commission and the Climate Solutions and Clean Growth Advisory Council for BC, as well as chair of the Macroeconomic Accounts Advisory Committee at Statistics Canada.

Articles

Canada's capital challenge

Canada is a country that has been blessed with an abundant endowment of capital: human capital ”” a healthy and educated population; natural capital ”” our stocks of natural resources in the form of forests, …

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Climate change policy

How Canada will meet its Paris Agreement climate-change commitments, while adapting to weather-related changes already impacting the nation, is shaping up to be a major issue in the next federal election. Some provinces have balked …

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Le défi capital du Canada

Le Canada a la chance de posséder d'abondantes ressources en capital, que ce soit en termes de capital humain (population instruite et bien portante), de capital naturel (foré‚ts, eau douce, faune, écosysté€mes variés), de capital …

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Politique sur les changements climatiques

Tout en s’adaptant à des changements climatiques qui ont déjà une incidence sur le pays, les mesures que prendra le Canada pour respecter ses engagements pris lors de l’Accord de Paris s’annoncent comme un enjeu …

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Podcasts

Climate change policy in Canada

2019 has seen huge developments in Canadian politics, and we still have months to go until the federal election. We know some of the political questions that will define election 43. But what about the …

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