Max Bell School of Public Policy

Facing Newfoundland and Labrador’s Fiscal Challenges

6 Apr 2021

Newfoundland and Labrador have highest debt burden of all provinces. Don Drummond and Louis Lévesque unpack the difficult choices the province faces to get back on track.

Our MPP students: François Provencher

16 Mar 2021

Born and raised in Ottawa, François Provencher understood the importance of public policy from a young age—an understanding that has shaped his perspective of the world as well as his career path. ...

Regulating the Internet: Can Canadian Democracy Survive Big Tech?

Wednesday, March 31, 2021 18:00to19:30

A recent spate of high-profile incidents, including the January 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol, have brought to light the threats to democracy posed by our digital landscape./maxbellschoolCategory:...

The Road to 2050: Policies for a Net-Zero Future

Tuesday, April 6, 2021 17:30to19:00

Which policies will best lead us to a world with much lower greenhouse-gas emissions? In a country as sprawling, complex, and economically diversified as Canada, getting to net-zero GHG emissions...

Racial Profiling in Policing

Thursday, March 25, 2021 13:00to17:00

Discriminatory profiling and the stereotypes underpinning them have been denounced for decades, and yet there is no national law or standard in Canadian policing that prohibits random stops and...

John Stewart: How is Nuclear Energy Like Immigration and Free Trade?

1 Mar 2021

John Stewart takes a look at the links between public opinion and the past, present and future of nuclear energy.

The Emergencies Act is Dead | Canadian Science Policy Centre

Published: 23 February 2021

February 10, 2021 | As each province deals with their respective struggles in healthcare capacity, vaccination rates, travel restrictions, and other COVID-19 related policies, the federal...

The History of Inflation Targeting and the Case for Maintaining the Status Quo

18 Feb 2021

Michelle Alexopolous argues that the evidence in favour of the various alternatives is not yet strong enough to justify the risks involved in abandoning the status quo.



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