Will Governments or Markets Drive Canada’s Energy Transition?

22 Mar 2023

From Chris Ragan and Rachel Samson - Governments should resist the siren song of being too hands-on in the direction of specific sectors or technologies, and focus instead on addressing the market...

Up in the Air—The Spy Balloon and What It Means for Canada

20 Mar 2023

Vincent Rigby outlines the unanswered questions surrounding the Chinese spy balloons saga.

2022: Our Year in Review

8 Feb 2023

The Max Bell School of Public Policy remained a public policy leader through our events and research, and ensured that we maintained the high quality of our MPP program while recovering from the...

Power, Policy and Queerness: Canada’s 2SLGBTQI+ Policymaking Can Do Better

8 Feb 2023

MPP Prodpran Wangcherdchuwong reflects on a need for academic communities and policy practitioners to enhance discourse after the "Power, Policy and Queerness" panel hosted by PPAGS.

Fiscal Prudence Means Making Difficult Decisions – Is the Federal Government Up to the Task?

1 Feb 2023

Chris Ragan's suggestion for federal finance minister Chrystia Freeland is simple: Budget 2023 should contain a full chapter devoted to some of the fiscal challenges in our future, and why these...

Protecting Civilians From Explosive Weapons in Populated Areas: A New Political Declaration

23 Jan 2023

Simon Bagshaw evaluates the new political declaration, established in Geneva on June 17, 2022, that sets new and express standards for the protection of civilians from the use of explosive weapons.

Modern America Looks Nothing Like Dad Would Recognize

23 Jan 2023

David M. Shribman critiques the current political environment of the United States in the form of a letter he writes to his late father.

The nation’s policy makers showed me what it takes to tackle complex problems

16 Jan 2023

MPP alumni Raúl Scorza Figueroa reflects on his trip to Ottawa to learn about the policy making process.



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