Former President and CEO of Innovation Saskatchewan joins JSGS as an Executive-in-Residence

Former President and CEO of Innovation Saskatchewan joins JSGS as an Executive-in-Residence

The Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy is pleased to welcome Jerome Konecsni, former president and CEO of Innovation Saskatchewan, as an executive-in-residence effective February 27, 2017.

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Provincial policy school launches science and innovation research centre

Provincial policy school launches science and innovation research centre

The Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy (JSGS), a joint venture between the universities of Regina and Saskatchewan, has launched a new research centre aimed at increasing understanding about the policy and governance dimensions of science and innovation policy.

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Johnson Shoyama Graduate School welcomes new faculty member

Johnson Shoyama Graduate School welcomes new faculty member

The JSGS is pleased to announce the addition of Elizabeth Schwartz as an assistant professor in the area of decision making

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JSGS Faculty Member Represents India in Report Card on Physical Activity of Children and Youth

JSGS Faculty Member Represents India in Report Card on Physical Activity of Children and Youth

First comprehensive assessment of physical activity and sedentary behaviour among India’s young population.

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Former Deputy Ministers to become new Executives-in-Residence

Former Deputy Ministers to become new Executives-in-Residence

Two former Saskatchewan public servants have been announced as the new Executives-in-Residence for the Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy

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JSGS welcomes new Director of Executive Education

JSGS welcomes new Director of Executive Education

Former Associate Deputy Minister of Highways and Infrastructure to lead JSGS Executive Education

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New workshop to uncover Indigenous relations within Canada

New workshop to uncover Indigenous relations within Canada

A new workshop from Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy gives historical context to the current relationship between Indigenous and non-Indigenous people.

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From Treaty Peoples to Treaty Nation: A Road Map for All Canadians makes 18th annual Donner Prize shortlist

From Treaty Peoples to Treaty Nation: A Road Map for All Canadians makes 18th annual Donner Prize shortlist

From Treaty Peoples to Treaty Nation: A Road Map for All Canadians, one of five books selected to the Donner Prize shortlist from 86 submissions.

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PhD student Rhiannon Klein represents JSGS at 2016 Model Arctic Council

Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy Ph.D. student Rhiannon Klein represented the School at the 2016 Model Arctic Council at the University of Alaska Fairbanks and was named one of the top three performers in the Sustainable Development Working Group (SDWG) on the Improving Health in Arctic Communities through Safe and Affordable Access to Household Running Water and Sewer: Water, Sanitation, and Health (WASH) project.

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JSGS Alum, Nicole Callihoo Creates All My Relations Award

JSGS Alum, Nicole Callihoo Creates All My Relations Award

Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy (JSGS) Alum, Nicole Callihoo (’14) gifted $10,000 to the School to create the “All My Relations Award” for students enrolled in the Master of Public Administration (MPA) program.

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JSGS, CSC and CRS announce new scholarship

The Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy (JSGS), the Centre for the Study of Co-operatives (CSC), and the Co-operative Retailing System (CRS) Chair in Co-operative Governance are pleased to announce a major new scholarship in co-operative governance.

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JSGS modernizes logo and brand identity

JSGS modernizes logo and brand identity

The Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy (JSGS) recently unveiled a new logo and brand identity that prominently recognizes the School’s namesakes, clarifies the School’s campuses and better aligns with the legacy of Albert Johnson and Thomas Shoyama, modernizers of government.

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Fedoruk Centre invests $2-million in policy research at JSGS

Fedoruk Centre invests $2-million in policy research at JSGS

The Sylvia Fedoruk Canadian Centre for Nuclear Innovation will invest $2-million to support research at the Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy (JSGS) at the University of Regina (U of R) and the University of Saskatchewan (U of S).

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JSGS students awarded IPAC Academic Awards

JSGS students awarded IPAC Academic Awards

At a ceremony held at Government House in Regina on October 14, the Saskatchewan Regional Group of the Institute of Public Administration of Canada (IPAC) presented academic awards to the following students from the Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy

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JSGS researcher named to Royal Society of Canada

JSGS researcher named to Royal Society of Canada

JSGS researcher Ken Coates has been elected a fellow of the Royal Society of Canada—one of this country’s highest honours.

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JSGS researcher highlights challenges for rural communities

JSGS researcher highlights challenges for rural communities

Research conducted by JSGS Professor Emerita Rose Olfert and colleagues will be featured in a national report on the state of rural Canada released today.

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U of S centre celebrates key partnerships

U of S centre celebrates key partnerships

University of Saskatchewan’s International Centre for Northern Governance and Development has co-launched the first joint international master’s degree in Governance and Entrepreneurship in Northern and Indigenous areas

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JSGS welcomes new Fulbright Scholar

JSGS welcomes new Fulbright Scholar

The JSGS and Executive Director Kathleen McNutt welcome Cheryl Camillo to the University of Regina campus on a 2015-2016 Canada-U.S. Fulbright grant

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JSGS professors and student awarded the J.E. Hodgetts Award by the Institute of Public Administration of Canada

JSGS professors and student awarded the J.E. Hodgetts Award by the Institute of Public Administration of Canada

Michael Atkinson and Murray Fulton, along with Master of Public Policy student Boa Kim, were awarded the prestigious J.E. Hodgetts Award during the Celebration of Excellence.

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Change in leadership announced for the JSGS Outreach and Training unit

Change in leadership announced for the JSGS Outreach and Training unit

The JSGS is pleased to announce the appointment of former executive assistant to the deputy minister to the premier of Saskatchewan, Giselle Marcotte, as the incoming director of the school’s Outreach and Training unit.

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Grads celebrate with feast at File Hills Qu'Appelle Tribal Council

Grads celebrate with feast at File Hills Qu'Appelle Tribal Council

Prayers, music, inspirational speakers and a feast marked a special graduation ceremony at the File Hills Qu’Appelle Tribal Council, July 28, 2015.

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The JSGS appoints two new faculty in big data and open government, and health administration

The JSGS appoints two new faculty in big data and open government, and health administration

The JSGS is pleased to appoint Justin Longo as the Cisco Systems Research Chair in Big Data and Open Government, and Tarun Katapally as an assistant professor in health administration.

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JSGS scholar to lead cutting-edge research into co-operatives

JSGS scholar to lead cutting-edge research into co-operatives

Internationally known researcher Murray Fulton has been appointed to the Co-operative Retailing System Chair in Co-operative Governance.

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Driving Saskatchewan’s Future

Driving Saskatchewan’s Future

A Cree and Salteaux male and from the Cowessess and Ochapowace First Nation, Cadmus Delorme now calls Regina home.

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Johnson-Shoyama Students Awarded $20,000 each in scholarships

Johnson-Shoyama Students Awarded $20,000 each in scholarships

Two doctoral students, Olena Kapral and Danette Starblanket, from the Johnson-Shoyama School of Public Policy have been awarded scholarships of $20,000 each.

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A Movement that mobilized the masses

A Movement that mobilized the masses

In 2012, the Idle No More movement sparked hundreds of teach-ins, rallies and protests across Canada.

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U of S professor picked for prestigious Fulbright Arctic Initiative

When top diplomats from the nations of the Arctic Council meet to discuss issues during the next two years, they will draw on research by University of Saskatchewan associate professor Greg Poelzer.

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New leadership appointments announced at the Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy

New leadership appointments announced at the Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy

The University of Regina and the University of Saskatchewan have appointed Kathy McNutt as the new executive director of the Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy.

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When change becomes the norm

For David Cundall and Amanda Vindevoghel Cundall, constant change has been the norm. Their careers have evolved through diverse public sector roles.

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Passion for Policy: Healthcare

The Canadian Universal Healthcare system has its roots in Saskatchewan, supported by Premier Thomas Douglas, and is considered by many to be among the best in the world. But is that still the case?

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JSGS visiting scholar and colleagues offer better solution for comparing policy outputs

Comparative policy studies compare and contrast public policy making across sectoral, regional and national boundaries. That being said, scholars often face a number of methodological challenges when comparing public policies, the central challenge being to define the object of comparison.

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