REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS: Care Policy Scorecard in Canada

When and Where

Friday, June 17, 2022 9:00 am to 5:00 pm


Oxfam Canada is calling for research proposals on The Care Policy Scorecard in Canada, a tool for assessing country progress towards an enabling policy environment on care. To build new care policies and improve and strengthen existing systems - there is a need for data to be collected across areas using an intersectional feminist research lens.

Here are some details on the project. Please refer to this document for more information. The deadline for submission is June 17.

Research Objectives:

  • Using the Care Policy Scorecard framework, capture timely research and original data in Canada assessing the care public policy environment (this analysis will be initially focused on federal level actions, however potential scope for expanding into a few provincial or municipal level analyses)
  • Identify gaps, trends, and areas of improvement for care systems in Canada with an intersectional feminist research lens
  • Draft a report to share findings, with the potential for spin off briefs focusing on specific areas

Proposed Timelines

  • Collecting policy documents and sources of verification: June-July 2022
  • Conducting supporting interviews, consultations with policy makers: July-August 2022
  • Analysing documents, completing assessment criteria, validation workshop: August-September2022
  • Developing communications products, writing up results, report and dissemination launch:September-November 2022

Application: Send your CV, a 1-page expression of interest detailing relevant research experience, and proposed budget (threshold $8,000) to Amar Nijhawan ( by June 17, 2022.