New Job: Ontario Nonprofit Network

Policy Advisor, Ontario Nonprofit Network. Apply by November 14, 2014 at 17:00.

The Ontario Nonprofit Network works to create and influence system and policy change that will strengthen Ontario’s nonprofit sector- and we’re looking for a dynamic policy expert to join the team. This role would contribute to ONN’s policy agenda through a strategic advisory role focusing on research, analysis, policy development and stakeholder engagement.

New Jobs: City of Mississauga and Ontario Community Support Association

Stormwater Charge Implementation Project – Research Assistant, City of Mississauga. Apply by November 11, 2014.

Reporting to the Project Manager, Stormwater Fees, the Research Assistant will support the success of the Stormwater Charge Implementation Project by becoming the subject matter expert on the City’s stormwater charge and its supporting programs.  This will result in the creation of policies that are well researched and incorporate best practises, so that the objectives of the Stormwater Financing Implementation Project are successfully achieved; an initiative that will establish dedicated funding for the City’s stormwater program by creating a fees and charges system.

Policy & Research Analyst, Ontario Community Support Association. Apply by November 10, 2014.

OCSA is currently seeking a Policy & Research Analyst to research and evaluate trends, opportunities, challenges and risks related to the Personal Support Worker (PSW) workforce and to its role in supporting the broader health care agenda.  Provide input into policy options and program opportunities with the goal of enabling the Registry to become a critical source of information and support to a range of stakeholders and decision-makers.

New Jobs: United Way, OPS, Parkland Insitute

Manager, Research, Public Policy and Evaluation, United Way Toronto. Apply by November 14, 2014.

Reporting to the Director, Research, Public Policy and Evaluation, the Manager, Research, Public Policy and Evaluation is responsible for undertaking the evaluation of programs and initiatives, conducting research projects, and contributing to public policy analysis in support of United Way Toronto’s (UWT) strategic direction and priorities.

Manager, Strategy and Business Planning, Ministry of Finance, OPS. Apply by November 5, 2014.

Are you a leader with experience in strategic and business planning? Consider this opportunity to lead and manage the development and delivery of strategic and business planning, organizational excellence, and continuous improvement services and initiatives for the Tax and Benefits Administration (TBA) of the Ministry of Finance.

Research Analyst, Ministry of Economic Development, Employment and Infrastructure, OPS. Apply by November 5, 2014.

If you are interested in using your policy and analytical skills to help shape Ontario’s public infrastructure policies and programs, then this opportunity is ideal for you. The Municipal Infrastructure Policy Unit requires one Research Analyst to join a team of professionals engaged in infrastructure policy development and investment analysis.

Research Manager, Parkland Institute (Alberta). Apply by October 31, 2014.

The Parkland Institute is inviting applications for two (2) Research Manager positions. Parkland Institute is a socially-engaged Alberta network that applies a political economy perspective to understand public issues so that the forces of change can be harnessed for the common good. Parkland values its cooperative relationships with progressive thinkers from universities and colleges, social movements, labour and professional organizations and the private sector, as well as, independent researchers and the general public.

New Jobs: Elections Ontario

Electoral Transformation Coordinator, Elections Ontario. Apply by November 5, 2014.

The Office of the Chief Electoral Officer, Operations Cluster, seeks a highly motivated, innovative, creative and organized individual to assist in driving change, to coordinate and advance the mobilization and delivery of a strategic next generation election program and to develop the innovation framework built in support of the development and administration of future state election initiatives.

Research and Development Coordinator, Elections Ontario. Apply by November 5, 2014.

The Office of the Chief Electoral Officer, Operations Cluster, seeks a highly inventive, motivated and organized individual to coordinate the development of a strategic and innovative research and development program, to apply formal research and development methodologies (supported by formal educational training), to conduct extensive research and to develop the innovation framework built in support of the development and administration of future state election initiatives.

New Job: Mowat Centre

Executive Researcher, Mowat NFP. Apply by October 23, 2014.

Under general guidance from the Mowat Centre’s Director, the Executive Researcher directs and conducts evidence-based research and analysis on structural, foundational, and systemic issues facing the non-profit sector in Canada, with a particular focus on how those play out in Ontario and the GTA. This work is intended to support the federal and provincial governments and the sector in policy development.

New Jobs: Martin Prosperity Institute, Canadian Labour Congress, British Columbia Public Service and Northern Alberta Development Council

Global Cities’ Research Associate, Martin Prosperity Institute. Apply by October 19, 2014.

The Global Cities’ Research Associate will have knowledge of a background in global cities and urbanization in South East Asia. He or she will be responsible for identifying and compiling data on global cities, conducting statistical analysis, supporting research
reports, research briefs and blog posts; and supporting speeches, workshops and events.


Quantitative Research Associate, Martin Prosperity Institute. Apply by October 19, 2014.

The MPI Quantitative Research Associate will be responsible for identifying, extracting, and analyzing data; conducting statistical analysis, creating charts, graphs and maps; supporting research reports, research briefs, blog posts and all aspects of research. Knowledge of GIS and mapping software is a plus.

Senior Researcher, Social Policy and Public Services, Canadian Labour Congress. Apply by October 17, 2014.

The Senior Researcher will work under the direction of the National Director, SEP, and will have broad responsibilities for monitoring and analyzing social and public policy issues and public service delivery trends, and for supporting the development and articulation of CLC positions on social policy and public services issues.

Manager, Aboriginal Policy and Aboriginal Service Innovations – Early Years, BC Public Service. Apply by October 15, 2014.

Working within a challenging, complex, and fast-paced work environment, the Manager works closely with the Director and the Ministry’s six policy teams to ensure the inclusion of Aboriginal perspectives in new and revised policy, standards and practice guidelines to improve outcomes for Aboriginal children, youth and families across British Columbia.

Executive Director, Northern Alberta Development Council – Aboriginal Relations. Apply by October 17, 2014.

As the Executive Director, you will provide leadership to the NADC in fulfilling its role as a strategic advisor to the Government of Alberta on the priorities of northern Albertans. You will oversee the implementation of a strategic plan designed to advance northern development through priority initiatives in partnership with a variety of stakeholders, including multiple ministries, northern municipalities, and Aboriginal communities.

New Jobs: Restaurants Canada and City of Toronto

Policy Advisor, Restaurants Canada. Apply by October 29, 2014.

Join the Government Affairs team committed to making Restaurants Canada the
foremost association representing the most valued industry in Canada. As the
Policy Advisor you will undertake rigorous issue analysis, develop persuasive
arguments and write clear, concise briefs, reports and presentations in support of
Restaurants Canada’s general policy issues of concern to Canada’s $68 billion
restaurant and foodservice industry, with the goal of creating an environment to
help members grow and prosper.

Manager Policy Development, Economic Development & Culture, City of Toronto. Apply by October 14, 2014.

Reporting to the Director, Program Support ED&C, the Manager will provide leadership in the development of economic and cultural policies, and provide recommendations to City Council and City Manager in support of economic, cultural and fiscal sustainability of the City. This will be done through the development of long term strategies and enacting policies that articulate priorities, direct investments and guide activities of both public and private sector stakeholders.