|by Nick Charney|
A few weeks ago The Agenda with Steve Paikin (TVO) pulled together an episode on the role of Think Tanks in Canada. In short, if you are in the policy space in Canada you should set aside an hour and watch the two videos below. The first is a discussion among representatives from three leading Canadian Think Tanks and the second is an honest assessment of that conversation by a panel of academics, journalists and former think tankers. Combined the videos provide an important perspective on Canada's evolving policy landscape, how the role of Think Tanks is evolving and why understanding their origins, history and goals are incredibly important.
tl;dr -> if you care about the future of policy work, watch these:
Additionally, you may be interested in reading (also from TVO):
- What Does Twitter Tell Us About the Ideology of Canadian Think Tanks?
- Do Think Tanks Make Us Stupid?