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Fixing Immigration Policy to Strengthen the Nonprofit Sector | Policy Magazine

May 21, 2024 | In Policy Magazine’s Emerging Voices series each year, Max Bell School MPPs are asked to write articles on issues important to them. In the sixth article for 2024, Jamil Tanimu emphasizes the critical importance of effective social services that would build and diversify the Canadian workforce. With over six years of experience in International Development, Jamil's passion for promoting the welfare of displaced people comes from his own upbringing in a conflict zone.

Published: 22 May 2024

Global South Ambassadors | Event Recap

April 19, 2024 | We had the privilege of hosting a distinguished panel of diplomats and government officials of Global South nations for an engaging and enlightening event.

Published: 16 May 2024

Jennifer Welsh on Inequality’s Threat to Liberal Democracy | CBC Listen

May 9, 2024 | On a podcast episode of Ideas with Nahlah Ayed, Professor Jennifer Welsh delves into answering on how inequality is undermining liberal democracy. Following the end of Cold War, the quest for peace, equality, and democracy didn't conclude; instead, it evolved into a multifaceted challenge.

Published: 14 May 2024

The UN’s New Agenda for Protection | International Peace Institute

May 13, 2024 | The United Nations (UN) recently released its Agenda for Protection, a comprehensive document aiming to enhance protection as a collective responsibility across various UN components. It addresses previous shortcomings highlighted by inquiries into UN responses in Myanmar and Sri Lanka. However, it faces challenges due to geopolitical dynamics undermining multilateral action and UN entities’ limited roles in ongoing conflicts. 

Published: 14 May 2024

Protecting our Privacy: Strengthening Accountability for Public Surveillance | Policy Magazine

May 8, 2024 | In Policy Magazine’s Emerging Voices series each year, Max Bell School MPPs are asked to write articles on issues important to them. In the fifth article for 2024, Asha Sivarajah underscores the importance of safeguarding privacy rights while ensuring transparency and accountability in public institutions' use of surveillance technologies.

Published: 9 May 2024

Machine Like Us Podcast Series | The Globe and Mail

May 7, 2024 | We are living in an age of breakthroughs propelled by advances in artificial intelligence. Technologies that were once the realm of science fiction are now transpiring into our reality.

Published: 7 May 2024

How do Infrastructure Costs affect Housing Affordability? | Policy Magazine

May 2, 2024 | In Policy Magazine’s Emerging Voices series each year, Max Bell School MPPs are asked to write articles on issues important to them. In the fourth article for 2024, Ian Lupton explains the need for a Canadian National Infrastructure Assessment for strengthening the nation’s housing crisis, by supporting a broad range of economic, social and environmental policy objectives.

Published: 7 May 2024

Abdelrahman Sherif on the Hot Cities of the World Tour | PBS Mountain Lake

April 26, 2024 | Abdelrahman Sherif, born and raised in Cairo, Egypt, is part of the fifth cohort of MPPs. His expertise in management consulting has allowed him to make significant contributions to a diverse array of transformational and strategic projects, providing firsthand insight into the impact of public policy in the MENA Region. 

Published: 2 May 2024

Fostering Sustainable ESG Practices | Event Recap

April 30, 2024 | A large part of implementing good public policy is understanding the effects on various sectors. With a focus on fostering dialogue and collaboration, this event on environmental, social, and governance measures explored effective strategies, identified challenges, and highlighted opportunities for enhancing sustainability efforts across industries.

Published: 1 May 2024

Should Canadians be Concerned About Corporate Concentration Levels? | Policy Magazine

April 23, 2024 | In Policy Magazine's Emerging Voices series each year, Max Bell School MPPs are invited to write articles on issues important to them. In the third article for 2024, Abdul-Hakim Fuseini underscores the importance incentivizing small businesses for a greater Canadian economy growth. Abdul-Hakim previously taught and conducted research in finance, accounting and auditing at the University of Ghana Business School.

Published: 24 Apr 2024

Heather DeSantis, IRCC speaks to MPPs

On Monday, April 15, Heather DeSantis, Director General of International Affairs at Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada spoke to the students at the Max Bell School of Public Policy. The students appreciated her career advice on getting into the public service, especially her journey from studying Canadian studies to a career in security and foreign policy.

Published: 17 Apr 2024

Profile of Pearl Eliadis for QUESCREN | Concordia University

In Concordia University's latest Researcher-Member Portrait, Pearl Eliadis talks about effective ways of educating the public about their rights and details her work related to the rights and interests of Quebec's English-speaking community. The Quebec English-Speaking Communities Research Network (QUESCREN) is a dynamic alliance of researchers, community members, and institutions that develop

Published: 16 Apr 2024

Jennifer Welsh on Tour de Table

In March 2023, Jennifer Welsh launched Tour de Table, a podcast series that joins leading scholars and policymakers for a bilingual discussion of the political, economic, and security challenges confronting our world and whether and how Canada is prepared to address them. 

Published: 16 Apr 2024

Core faculty Pearl Eliadis receives 2024 MAA Distinguished Service Award

Each year, the McGill Alumni Association (MAA) recognizes alumni, friends, students, faculty, and staff whose commitment has significantly impacted alumni life, the University, and/or the community. The honorees stand out for their impressive contributions and achievements in service to McGill, the MAA, and their respective communities. 

Published: 16 Apr 2024

Canada Doesn’t Have a Citizens Budget. It Should. | Policy Magazine

April 14, 2024 | In Policy Magazine's Emerging Voices series each year, Max Bell School MPPs are invited to write articles on issues important to them.

Published: 16 Apr 2024

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