Our process helps Canada achieve sustainable development solutions that integrate environmental and economic considerations to ensure the lasting prosperity and well-being of our nation.


We rigorously research and conduct high quality analysis on issues of sustainable development. Our thinking is original and thought provoking.


We convene opinion leaders and experts from across Canada around our table to share their knowledge and diverse perspectives. We stimulate debate and integrate polarities. We create a context for possibilities to emerge.


We generate ideas and provide realistic solutions to advise governments, Parliament and Canadians. We proceed with resolve and optimism to bring Canada’s economy and environment closer together.

The Honourable Pauline Browes, P.C.

Pauline Browes - PhotoFormer Federal Cabinet Minister
Former Vice-Chair
Ontario Environmental Review Tribunal
Director, Waterfront Regeneration Trust
Toronto, Ontario

The Honourable Pauline Browes, P.C., from Ontario, has a long history of involvement in issues related to the environment and the economy at the federal, provincial and community levels. Ms. Browes was first elected to the House of Commons in 1984 in the federal riding of Scarborough Centre. She served as Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of the Environment from 1986 to 1989, as Minister of State for the Environment from 1991 to 1993, and as Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development in 1993. Ms. Browes also served on Ontario’s Environmental Review Tribunal for 10 years beginning in 1995.

Among her many community and environmental advocacy activities, Ms. Browes has been a director of the Waterfront Regeneration Trust in Ontario since 1999.