Leaders like you have turned to IOG for knowledge and advice on key governance questions for more than three decades.

Our agenda-setting research is the key to powering meaningful, lasting change whether you’re working on the cutting edge of innovation or making improvements to familiar practices.

The Institute on Governance is dedicated to producing high quality, engaging and meaningful content and initiatives.

Projects & Initiatives

CanGovBetter – A Governance Agenda for Canada’s Public Sector

An exploration of how public institutions can adapt to a

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Top of Mind – An Annual Consultation with Today’s Public Sector Leaders

Explore the key challenges, valuable lessons and anticipated future trends

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Government Science and Innovation in the New Normal

A multi-year, collaborative research initiative designed to support medium-term planning

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An Examination of How Social Media Narratives Affect Trust in Government

Harnessing the Power of Artificial Intelligence to Make Meaningful Change

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Digital Governance Policy Dialogues

Helping you keep pace with the speed of digital change 

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Rebuilding Cohesion and Trust: Why Government Needs Civil Society

Recommendations to improve the way in which governments at all

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The Public Governance Exchange (PGEx)

The learnings from PGEx continue to shape the advisory, educational, and research

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Indigenous Governance

We are proud of our track record in supporting Indigenous governance,

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IOG makes much of its research publicly available free-of-charge. Check out some of our recent projects below or consult our archives.

Publications

IOG research is the foundation for building something great and enduring. Let’s get started.

COVID-19 Challenge, Change and Innovation in Canadian Civil Society

This study set out to examine the implications of COVID-19

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Rebuilding Cohesion and Trust: Why Government Needs Civil Society

Rebuilding Cohesion and Trust: Why Government Needs Civil Society Also

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Driving Dialogue and Debate

3 minute read Social cohesion is declining in most democracies and,

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Public Service Planning for a Post-COVID-19 Environment

8 minute read Preparing for the Future while Navigating the Present

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Peace, Order and Good Government: A Primer

1 minute read One of the most significant phrases of the

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Youth Disengagement – Maybe it is Us, Not Them

8 minute read Scroll to the bottom of this article to

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The Future of Health Care – Will that be One Tier or Two?

7 minute read Scroll to the bottom of this article to

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IOG research is the foundation for building something great and enduring. Let’s get started.