About NPI

Northern Policy Institute is Northern Ontario’s independent think tank. We perform research, collect and disseminate evidence, and identify policy opportunities to support the growth of sustainable Northern Ontario communities. Learn more here. 

About The Conference

State of the North is an annual conference that brings together decision makers, community leaders, experts and innovators to explore the state of Northern Ontario from an economic, social, and environmental perspective. It’s time to take what we have learned and step forward into solution based discussions.

NPI’s 2019 State of the North Conference is taking place September 26, 2019 in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario at the . This year’s theme is “Future North”.

This conference will explore how northern leaders from across the province, economic experts and northern communities can come together to find ways to grow and strengthen our northern communities.

This Year's Sponsors