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Chris Ragan: Canada must upgrade its electricity grid | The Globe and Mail

Published: 31Jan2023

January 27, 2023 | Director Chris Ragan  wrote that Canada must embark on a historic build-out of its power systems to ensure continued prosperity as the demand for clean energy accelerates in...

Curing Canada’s energy paralysis may mean new climate targets, renewed political will | Global News

Published: 27Sep2022

September 22, 2022 | Director Chris Ragan spoke to Global News about the future of energy sources in Canada and answering the question: Could Canada really be an energy superpower and be a global...

Chris Ragan on Rebuilding the Canadian economy in the post-Covid era | Government Analytics' The Monthly Podcast

Published: 21Sep2022

September 12, 2022 | On Government Analytics' The Monthly podcast with host Peter Kent, director Chris Ragan spoke about rebuilding the Canadian economy in the post-Covid era. At the recent Jackson...

Chris Ragan on Bank of Canada expected to raise interest rates | Toronto Star

Published: 6Sep2022

September 2, 2022 | In response to the possibility of the Bank of Canada raising interest rates next week, Director Christopher Ragan said the central bank is best-suited to take on the...

Why politics and central banking shouldn't mix | The Line

Published: 24May2022

May 13, 2022 | In a recent debate, Conservative Party leadership candidate Pierre Poilievre pledged that—if he were to become prime minister—he would fire the governor of the Bank of Canada. Max...

Money for Nothing: Investment and Financial Policies to get to Net Zero


Hosted by the Max Bell Foundation, this event brings three experts together to discuss the investment and finance challenges of the net-zero energy transition./maxbellschoolCategory: Public...

How a break at the pumps is a reverse carbon tax — and could make climate change worse | CBC

Published: 7Apr2022

April 7, 2022 | As Canadians wait to hear Ottawa's spending plans in today's budget, there are conflicting views worldwide over whether countries should be producing more oil and gas to help Europe...

War: The enemy of air, land, and sea | The McGill Tribune

Published: 6Apr2022

April 5, 2022 | In this McGill Tribune article, Max Bell School director Chris Ragan comments on the relationship between war and climate change and expresses his belief that Putin's incursion into...

Why the no-fly zone won’t fly | The Hill Times

Published: 2Mar2022

March 1, 2022 | For The Hill Times' Politics This Morning daily summary, director Chris Ragan explains the nuances of Canada and other G7 countries' plan on imports and barring foreign currency...


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