PolicyWise has received funding to create a dynamic resource sharing website. Learn more!
PolicyWise welcomed a new Chief Operating Officer this September. Find out more about Liana Urichuk here.
PolicyWise is co-hosting a 6-part learning and capacity building series with Statistics Canada. It’s for Alberta-based nonprofits who are new to or want to strengthen their skills using Census data. Find out more!
We’ve completed our analysis of the 2022 first quarter data from the Canadian Survey on Business Conditions. Check out what we found!
Luna is a Child and Youth Advocacy Centre located in Calgary, AB. PolicyWise worked with them to revise develop their theory of change. We also created an evaluation framework together. Learn more in the news story!
PolicyWise for Children & Families conducted policy research for a new human rights focused charity, the Dignity Forum. Their priorities include advocacy, collaboration, and education.
Read more about our work with the Dignity Forum and find out about their upcoming launch event!
The pandemic has impacted the mental health of young. people. PolicyWise is excited to begin a project co-led with the University of Alberta’s Dr. Carla Hilario to better understand the impact of COVID-19 on youth mental health services use.
Read more about it in the news story!
We’ve completed our analysis of the 2021 fourth quarter data from the Canadian Survey on Business Conditions. Check out what we found!
PolicyWise in conversation with our communities partners from Grande Prairie community-led youth mental health hubs: Youth Voices members Alex and Charla Savoury, and Julia Turgeon the community coordinator. Read the full story of their experiences!
Senior Research and Policy Associate, Valerie Salt, reflects on her experiences as the PolicyWise lead on implementation during the pilot phase and ongoing evaluation of the community-led youth mental health hubs project. She highlights how time and relationships are essential to launching community-led integrated service delivery.