Organization: Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan

The Short Report – May 1, 2019: Licensing income, new Teachers fund, federal investments

Details are beginning to emerge on cuts to R&D in the April 11 Ontario budget: $1 million for the Mowat Centre (closing), the Institute for Competitiveness & Prosperity (closing) and the province’s Health System Research Fund (clawed back). R$ will investigate these and other cuts further. – Mowat Centre Canada and Japan have signed two…

Governance endowment created by new foundation

A $1.2-million endowment has been created for the Robert Bertram Doctoral Research Award at the nascent Canadian Foundation for Governance Research. Established by the Institute of Corporate Directors, the Foundation will match endowment income on a 1:1 basis. The award will go to support PhD candidates studying governance issues and is named after the chief…