November 23, 2021
The Max Bell School of Public Policy held a virtual panel, exploring the options for the Bank of Canada's mandate renewal.
September 29, 2021
The Max Bell School of Public Policy at McGill held a virtual event on the eve of the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation.
The School recognizes that reconciliation is a long and difficult road so, as part of this process, we held this event to initiate informed discussion and debate with students, faculty and the School's community about what reconciliation means for public policy, in theory and in practice, both nationally and internationally.
April 6, 2021
Co-hosted by the Bieler School of Environment and the Max Bell School of Public Policy, this interdisciplinary panel discussion examined the many challenges involved in getting to net-zero, and the important role of public policy along the journey. The panel examined the political landscape, the economic aspects of various policy approaches, the opportunities for Canada’s business sector, and the important role that civil society can play in this crucial transition.
March 31, 2021
Moderated by Centre for Media, Technology and Democracy Director, and Beaverbrook Chair in Media, Ethics and Communications at the Max Bell School, Taylor Owen, this event brought The Right Honourable Beverley McLachlin (P.C., C.C.), former Chief Justice of Canada, in conversation with leading Canadian journalist Andrew Coyne to discuss whether the government should regulate the internet. This event was hosted by the Max Bell Foundation and the Max Bell School of Public Policy at McGill University.
March 25, 2021
In 2020, unprecedented protests against anti-Black racism have brought the issue of police accountability to the fore. There is no national law or consistent standard in Canadian policing that prohibits random stops and similar practices that are at the core of police racial profiling everywhere.
What can we learn from these events, and what innovative solutions can foster community trust and safety?
Since April 2020, fifty researchers from the University of Montreal, McGill University, UQAM, Concordia, and HEC Montreal have been reflecting on progressive, pragmatic, and social science-based ideas that could improve international cooperation, security, and sustainable prosperity after COVID-19 pandemic comes to an end. Those reflections have culminated in the event series Les midis du Monde d'après.