Research by James Knowles

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Canada’s almost 300 remote off-grid communities depend mostly on diesel-powered generators for electricity. This report is a primer for decision-makers for making policy choices...
The Conference Board of Canada | 68 pages | September 2016 | by James Knowles
L’approvisionnement en électricité dans les quelque 300 collectivités éloignées hors réseau du Canada dépend presque exclusivement de génératrices diesel. Ce rapport vise à guider...
Le Conference Board du Canada | 71 pages | September 2016 | by James Knowles
Canadian overseas exports are increasing in both value and volume, creating pressure on Canada's rail and marine freight infrastructure. The Conference Board Report Building...
The Conference Board of Canada | Recorded Webinar | May 2016 | by James Knowles
With climate change taking centre stage globally, there is finally a consensus: economic growth pursued at the expense of the environment and scarce and finite physical resources...
The Conference Board of Canada | Recorded Webinar | May 2016 | by James Knowles, Sheila Rao
Canadian exports bound for Europe and Asia are increasing. This report explores whether or not Canada's rail-to-marine networks will be able to accommodate forecasted growth in...
The Conference Board of Canada | 144 pages | April 2016 | by Len Coad, James Knowles, Allison Robins, Vijay Gill, Vincent Lauerman
Les exportations canadiennes vers l’Europe et l’Asie augmentent. Ce rapport cherche à établir si le réseau ferroviaire et maritime canadien pourra absorber l’augmentation prévue...
Le Conference Board du Canada | 150 pages | April 2016 | by Len Coad, James Knowles, Vincent Lauerman, Allison Robins, Vijay Gill
This report provides an evidence-based view of the contribution that road transportation might practically make to achieve the "80 by 50" greenhouse gas emissions reduction target...
The Conference Board of Canada | 172 pages | November 2015 | by Allison Robins, James Knowles, Len Coad
Ce rapport donne un aperçu probant du rôle que le transport routier pourrait jouer pour que le Canada atteigne un niveau cible de « 80 % d’ici 2050 ».
Le Conference Board du Canada | | November 2015 | by Allison Robins, James Knowles, Len Coad
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