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Experts: Ottawa tested facial recognition on millions of travellers at Toronto’s Pearson airport

Published: 22Jul2021

The federal government quietly tested facial recognition technology on millions of unsuspecting travellers at Toronto’s Pearson International Airport in 2016. The six-month initiative, meant to...

What are Budget Consultations Good for, Anyway? | Policy Magazine

Published: 14Jun2021

June 18, 2021 | What purpose do budget consultations serve? Whose voices are being heard, and do average Canadians really have any say on how the federal budget is constructed? MPP candidate Mariel...

COVID 'vaccine passports' won't be needed for essential services: Dubé | Montreal Gazette

Published: 8Jul2021

July 1, 2021 | In light of news from the Légault government that COVID-19 "vaccine passports" will be required for certain activities in hotspot regions of Quebec, Max Bell School professor Pearl...

Andrew Potter: Why cancelling Canada Day until further notice would backfire | National Post

Published: 8Jul2021

July 1, 2021 | "Canada is a big country with a long and messy history, and we are probably closer to the beginning than to the end of our reckoning." Writing for the National Post, Max Bell School...

Climate change puts health at risk and economists have the right prescription | The Conversation

Published: 8Jul2021

June 24, 2021 | "We’re paying for climate change with our health." Co-written by Courtney Howard of the University of Calgary and Max Bell School director Chris Ragan, this article explains how the...

Four years on, past critics are silent on whether fears around transgender human rights bill were founded | The Hill Times

Published: 29Jun2021

June 23, 2021 | Four years after Parliament passed Bill C-16, which enshrined protections for transgender and gender-diverse Canadians into law, what are past opponents of the bill saying?...

Canada shouldn’t turn away from the difficult task of regulating online speech | The Globe and Mail

Published: 28Jun2021

June 25, 2021 | How can policy strike the right balance between the protection of free speech and mitigating the impact of online hate? Professor Taylor Owen provides insight into this nuanced...

Jennifer Welsh Time Capsule | McGill University

Published: 26Apr2021

March 25, 2021 | As part of McGill's Bicentennial Digital Time Capsule, Max Bell School professor Jennifer Welsh shared her predictions for the future of the world's multilateral institutions....

Home Prices Booming Because the System Encourages It | Policy Magazine

Published: 14Jun2021

June 17, 2021 | The Canadian housing market is hotter than ever. Why? Because it's designed to be that way. In her article for Policy Magazine, Mikayla Zolis breaks down the factors that keep...

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