We are a foresight and knowledge organization within the federal public service. Through scanning and foresight we anticipate emerging policy challenges and opportunities in a rapidly changing and complex world. This work supports medium-term policy development by the Government of Canada.

Canada 2030

Canada 2030

Check out the first Scans and Insights from Horizons’ Canada 2030 series on plausible futures over the next 10 to 15 years in the areas of governance, sustainability, infrastructure, and the digital economy.

Foresight Training Manual

Foresight Training Manual

The Horizons Foresight Method was designed to inform policy development on complex public policy problems in a rigorous and systematic way. It examines the issue or focus of a foresight study in the context of the larger system that shapes it.

Canada in a Changing Global Energy Landscape

 Canada in a Changing Global Energy Landscape

The world’s energy landscape is transforming rapidly as the cost of renewable-based electricity, particularly from wind and solar, declines to become competitive with or lower than the price of electricity generated by fossil fuel and nuclear power plants.

Canada and the Changing Nature of Work

Canada and the Changing Nature of Work

One of the more disruptive features of the emerging digital economy is the rise of virtual workers. Online work platforms enable individual workers to advertise their skills and find short-term contracts with employers all over the world – creating a global digital marketplace for labour.

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