Think tanks face new reality: Find your own funding

Will the private sector pony up for policy research?

Anca Gurzu
Published: Wednesday, 06/15/2011 12:00 am EDT

Five years ago, Canada's only dedicated think tank on the Americas received a wake-up call from the Foreign Affairs department: Prepare to have your funding stopped. This despite the fact the hemisphere had been identified as a priority of the new Harper government and the Canadian Foundation for the Americas has been largely supportive of the government's actions in the region.

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