Ken Boessenkool

Erin O’Toole says Conservatives’ plan to address climate change will surpass commitments under Scheer | Globe and Mail

Published: 9 March 2021

April 8, 2021 | In this Globe and Mail article, the Max Bell School's Ken Boessenkool opines on the steps Erin O’Toole must take if the Conservatives want to form government in the next federal...

Ken Boessenkool on Getting a Triple Dividend from a Carbon Tax

19 Mar 2021

The new federal climate plan is bold, but shows a lack of confidence in carbon pricing that will end up hampering economic growth.

Ken Boessenkool Argues for a Childcare Baby Bonus

14 Jan 2021

Accessible and affordable childcare will play an outsized role in determining whether mothers will recover their pre-COVID levels of employment and wages.

The Liberals need to have faith that their carbon tax will do its job | The Line

Published: 12 January 2021

In this article for The Line newsletter, Max Bell School Professor Ken Boessenkool and Director Chris Ragan argue that the government should have more confidence in the newly increased carbon tax...

Ken Boessenkool: The Conservative Case for a Carbon Tax

29 Oct 2020

Ken Boessenkool makes three stand-alone arguments for a carbon tax, and none are about climate change.

Supply-side shocks of COVID-19 could linger for years | First Policy Response

Published: 1 October 2020

June 11, 2020 | In this commentary, Ken Boessenkool argues "the enduring economic pain from COVID will be a supply-side capital shock that will particularly hit investment in service, travel and...

Ken Boessenkool: The CPC can win the 905 if it embraces a carbon tax | The Line

Published: 1 October 2020

September 15, 2020 | In this opinion piece in the Line, Ken Boessenkool outlines how: "Conservatives need the 905 to win an election. Conservatives need a credible climate policy to win the 905. A...

Boessenkool, Robson – Thoughts on Forestalling the Coming Childcare Crisis | C.D. Howe Intelligence Memos

Published: 1 October 2020

June 24, 2020 | In this memo, Ken Boessenkool — alongside Jennifer Robson — looks at the consequences of the "serious reduction in the supply of available childcare spaces in Canada." They then...

The Max Bell School of Public Policy announces the appointment of Ken Boessenkool as the 2020-21 J.W. McConnell Professor of Practice in Public Policy

Published: 1 October 2020

The Max Bell School of Public Policy is thrilled to announce that Ken Boessenkool will be joining the School as the J.W. McConnell Professor of Practice in Public Policy at McGill University....



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