Briefing: Policy Transparency Challenges (and Implications) of Government Responses to COVID-19

7 May 2020

Kevin Page on why public officials and governments must be transparent about the strategic objectives of policies and operational considerations.

Briefing: How Can Globalisation be Governed?

30 Apr 2020

Peter Nicholson's policy briefing delves into the various models for governing globalization, with special attention paid to how each of the models might address the COVID-19 crisis.

Briefing: Crisis Communications during COVID-19

22 Apr 2020

Adam Daifallah reflects on challenges of communicating public policy during COVID-19.

Briefing: Harm Reduction in Pandemic Times

21 Apr 2020

Daniel Weinstock argues that policies can promote social distancing while not forcing people to confine themselves, making the likelihood of voluntary compliance much higher.

Briefing: The World Oil Market, COVID-19, and International Politics

16 Apr 2020

John Stewart explains the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the global oil industry, and why oil will continue to play a key role in the world for a very long time.

Briefing: Public Liberties and Emergency Powers

9 Apr 2020

Pearl Eliadis on the new powers that governments are exercising and the need for more vigilance.

Briefing: Canada’s Emergencies Act in the Age of COVID-19

8 Apr 2020

In this article, Max Bell School MPP student Omar Akeileh discusses Ottawa's reluctance to invoke a federal state of emergency during the pandemic.

Briefing: Crisis Basic Income

7 Apr 2020

In this briefing, Ken Boessenkool outlines three reasons why he believes a limited-time crisis basic income is the best way forward to address the economic situation caused by COVID-19.

Briefing: Evidence and Uncertainty During the COVID-19 Pandemic

6 Apr 2020

In this briefing, Professor Nicholas King addresses several key questions on use of evidence and the role of uncertainty during the COVID-19 pandemic.



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