Casey Vander Ploeg
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Casey G. Vander Ploeg serves as a Senior Policy Analyst with the Canada West Foundation. Casey has been with the Foundation for 20 years, joining the staff in 1991 as a research assistant. During his tenure at Canada West, Casey has authored or co-authored over 75 research reports and policy studies and also taken the lead role on numerous Foundation research projects and public policy initiatives.

Casey’s work on municipal finance and infrastructure has drawn significant attention, and has established him as one of Canada's foremost experts in the area. Casey is a sought-after speaker at national conferences and a regular contributor and commentator on these issues in the media.

Prior to joining the Canada West Foundation, Casey worked as a news reporter and columnist with an award-winning weekly newspaper in southern Alberta. Casey holds a BA in Political Science from the University of Lethbridge, where he studied under former Canada West President and CEO Dr. David Elton.

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The Boomers Are Coming, Is Canada's Policy Ready?

(1) Comments | Posted February 7, 2013 | 5:06 PM

Over 13-million Canadians tuned in to watch the Toronto Argonauts and the Calgary Stampeders battle for the CFL's 100th Grey Cup. Given the 35-22 Argo victory, the Stamps might want to consider redrawing their playbook.

So should governments.

One of Canada's biggest public policy challenges is a coming...

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