Ken Boessenkool: Finally, a credible Conservative climate plan — now over to Kenney and Ford | National Post
April 19, 2021 | Your move, Kenney and Ford. Max Bell School professor Ken Boessenkool believes the Albertan and Ontarian premiers can design their own—superior—provincial plans by using carbon revenues to cut personal or corporate income taxes or boost childcare tax rebates, rather than giving restricted visa-cash-back style rebates.
April 21, 2021 | “The decision touches on virtually every aspect of the Canadian political landscape as it affects fundamental human rights.
April 2021 | In these recent Globe and Mail articles, Max Bell School professor David Shribman discusses Biden's post-Trump agenda, voting laws, and the potential for a GOP Presidential hopeful from the state of Florida.
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April 16, 2021 | With the world in crisis, what's an intellectual to do?
October, 2020 | In the inaugural edition of The Oxford Handbook of Peaceful Change in International Relations, read Jennifer Welsh's chapter on International law and peaceful change.
15 April, 2021 | In this panel conversation, Max Bell School director Chris Ragan shares his thoughts on the Conservative's newly revealed climate plan in a conversation with the Globe and Mail's Kelly Cryderman and political commentator Shakir Chambers.
March 1, 2021 | Software company Clearview AI has recently been discovered illegally scraping countless images of faces on the Internet and selling them to third-party organizations in Canada. Co-penned by Sonja Solomun, Research Director of the Centre for Media, Technology, and Democracy, this article looks at the consequences of using facial recognition for the purposes of widespread surveillance.
March 2021 | Max Bell Professor David Shribman has penned several articles covering the ongoing changes being instated by the Biden administration. To learn more about how the US has been dealing with the pandemic relief response, massive government spending, and the other challenges of adapting to new leadership, read the articles:
March 30, 2021 | This Times Colonist article examines a recent C.D. Howe Institute report, co-authored by Max Bell School professor Ken Boessenkool. Read about the report's proposal for improving Canadian daycare systems iteratively, rather than by pressing the reset button.
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March 23, 2021 | In this recent article, Max Bell Professor Andrew Potter comments on the current diplomatic trajectory Canada is taking with China. To learn more about the economic and defense-related consequences involved, read on.
Human Rights Approaches to Covid-19: Opening Remarks to a Canadian Law School Conference | PKI Global Justice Journal
May 5, 2021 | Max Bell Professor Pearl Eliadis delivered the opening address at Queen's Human Rights Law Club's “Human Rights in Pandemic Times" conference. In this article by the PKI Global Justice Journal, learn more about Eliadis' address and the conference's key takeaways.
Should a bullying comedy routine be illegal? Canada’s high court may decide. | The Christian Science Monitor
April 1, 2021 | Max Bell Professor Pearl Eliadis is quoted in this article, which takes a look at the recent Supreme Court case against comedian Mike Ward, and the consequences of a joke he made against the disability of Quebec artist Jérémy Gabriel. This piece encourages readers to consider the tense relationship between freedom of speech, artistic autonomy, and personal dignity.
This new research from Sonja Solomun, Maryna Polataiko, and Helen A. Hayes of the Centre for Media, Technology and Democracy delves into key considerations for the regulation of internet platforms in Canada.
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In collaboration with Oxford University's Blavatnik School and Institute for Research on Public Policy and its Centre of Excellence on the Canadian Federation, Max Bell School alumni and Policy Scholar Paisley Sim co-authored a wor