public policy

Remarks by Taylor Owen: International Grand Committee on Big Data, Privacy and Democracy

Published: 28May2019

Remarks by Taylor Owen, Beaverbrook Chair in Media, Ethics and Communication and Associate Professor in the Max Bell School of Public Policy at McGill University...

Taylor Owen on the challenges of moderating online content | CBC News

Published: 16May2019

MAY 15, 2019 | McGill University's Chair of Media, Ethics and Communications Taylor Owen joined CBC's Andrew Nichols to talk about the challenges in tackling online extremism. The technical...

Canada to announce framework for accountability & transparency from social media platforms | Primetime Politics

Published: 17May2019

MAY 15, 2019 | Digital media expert and Professor at the Max Bell School of Public Policy, Taylor Owen explains Canada's Digital Charter, the federal government'a latest engagement to provide a...

Taylor Owen on the "Christchurch Call" | CBC Radio

Published: 16May2019

MAY 15, 2019 | Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and other world leaders reunited in Paris for the "Christchurch Call" summit. This meeting brought together politicians and industry leaders in tech to...

Big Tech’s net loss: How governments can turn anger into action | THE GLOBE AND MAIL

Published: 7Jan2019

Newly appointed Max Bell School of Public Policy professor Taylor Owen wrote a piece for the Globe and Mail on how governments should regulate Big Tech companies. ...

What makes societies happy? The dawn of happiness-guided policies

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Are we ready to enact happiness-guided policies? It has been four decades since economists began to be interested in a subjective measure, "life satisfaction", as an overall assessment of well...

Which Media Can Be Trusted in the Digital Age?

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Join the Max Bell School of Public Policy for a panel discussion, co-hosted by the McGill Alumni Association of Toronto, on the future of credibility for journalists and news organizations in the...

Debunking carbon tax myths | Financial Post

Published: 10Apr2019

APRIL 5, 2019 | With the federal carbon tax coming in to the four provinces in Canada, how will it affect small businesses? Is the carbon tax constitutional?  Chris Ragan, economist and director of...

There’s probably more consensus on output-based pricing than you think | Canada's Eco-fiscal Commission

Published: 5Apr2019

MARCH 29, 2019| "Meeting Canada’s climate targets in a way that is best for our economic prosperity requires broad policy that creates consistent incentives across all emissions in the economy,...

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