Advancing sustainable development in Canada : policy issues and research needs : PH4-1/2003E-PDF

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This paper identifies research needs related to seven sustainable development issues: changing urban design and planning; improving the quality and management of Canada’s freshwater resources; engaging in cross-jurisdictional, ecoregion-level decision making; understanding the impacts of globalization on sustainable development in Canada; designing signals and incentives that induce sustainable behaviour; reducing the ecological burden of current lifestyles; and taking bolder steps in meeting international commitments related to the alleviation of poverty in the world.

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Department/Agency Canada. Policy Research Initiative.
Collaborating author International Institute for Sustainable Development.
Title Advancing sustainable development in Canada : policy issues and research needs
Publication type Monograph
Language [English]
Other language editions [French]
Format Electronic
Electronic document
Other formats Paper-[English | French]
Note(s) The catalogue number (PH4-1/2003) and ISBN (0-662-67783-8) assigned to the bilingual print edition have been incorrectly printed in this electronic publication. "PRI Project Sustainable Development in collaboration with International Institute for Sustainable Development"
Publishing information Ottawa - Ontario : Policy Research Initiative 2003.
Description 83p.fig., references, table
Catalogue number
  • PH4-1/2003E-PDF
Subject terms Sustainable development
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