Imagining Canada’s Future
Research for a better tomorrow.
SSHRC’S Imagining Canada’s Future initiative positions the social sciences and humanities as essential to addressing complex societal challenges facing Canadians, to the greater benefit of Canada and the world.
Future Challenge Areas
What new ways of learning, particularly in higher education, will Canadians need to thrive in an evolving society and labour market?
What effects will the quest for energy and natural resources have on our society and our position on the world stage?
How are the experiences and aspirations of Aboriginal Peoples in Canada essential to building a successful shared future?
What might the implications of global peak population be for Canada?
How can emerging technologies be leveraged to benefit Canadians?
What knowledge will Canada need to thrive in an interconnected, evolving global landscape?
Knowledge Synthesis Grants
How will Canada continue to thrive in an interconnected world and evolving global landscape?
The Storytellers: Talking about Canada's Future Challenge Areas
Ideas shape our future. What’s next?
SSHRC’s annual Storytellers contest challenges postsecondary students to show Canadians how social sciences and humanities research is affecting our lives, our world and our future for the better.
Hear from a few past Storytellers finalists:
Manon Jolicœur shows how kids in New Brunswick are going “From skates to books”
Université de Moncton