Regulating Social Media Giants | The Reporter

Published: 10 April 2019

April 9, 2019 | The Canadian government is now considering to actively regulate social media platforms such as Facebook, given the lack of results from self-regulation. "We better get the...

Debunking carbon tax myths | Financial Post

Published: 10 April 2019

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...

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

Published: 16 May 2019

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...

Taylor Owen on the "Christchurch Call" | CBC Radio

Published: 16 May 2019

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...

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

Published: 17 May 2019

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...

Mark Jaccard and Chris Ragan: This time, let’s set climate targets — and achieve them too | Vancouver Sun

Published: 11 October 2019

October 7, 2019 | In this opinion piece in the Vancouver Sun, Max Bell School Director Chris Ragan and Mark Jaccard, Director at the School of Resource and Environmental Management at Simon Fraser...

Sciences, Publics, Politics: Lessons From Canada’s Climate Wars | Issues

Published: 11 February 2020

When Liberal Party leader Justin Trudeau took office in 2015 as Canada’s prime minister, a top priority was to establish Canada as a global leader on climate change. At the United Nations’ climate...

WEBINAR: Food security in the time of the COVID-19 pandemic

Friday, May 1, 2020 13:00to14:00

Aurélie Harou looks at the short-term and expected long-term effects of COVID-19 on the demand and supply of food at home and internationally./maxbellschoolCategory: Academic talks and conferences

Webinar: Max Bell School's MPP Program

Monday, February 17, 2020 10:00to11:00

A webinar on the new Master of Public Policy Program at McGill University's Max Bell School of Public Policy./maxbellschoolCategory: Public outreach

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