JSGS Ph.D. graduate awarded a University of Saskatchewan Graduate Thesis Award

Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy (JSGS) Ph.D. in Public Policy graduate, Jennifer Budney, has received the University of Saskatchewan Graduate Thesis Award in the S...

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JSGS graduates improving northern governance and development

From Northern Saskatchewan to Northern Europe, three students in the Master of Northern Governance and Development (MNGD) program have gained valuable best lessons, models and prac...

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2018 Spring Convocation Q&A: Shawnakay Sterling-Daley

Shawnakay Sterling-Daley moved to Canada from Jamaica, bringing with her an undergraduate degree in management studies and a desire to see positive changes across government. Many ...

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2018 Spring Convocation Q&A: Nadiya Miftakhova

Nadiya Miftakhova came to Canada from Ukraine. She has known herself to have strong leadership qualities. She was looking to put those skills to use in a career that is both challe...

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2018 Spring Convocation Q&A: Ly Pham

Ly Pham has always been interested in a career that would allow her to work towards building better communities. Drawing from her background in sociology, she knew that a Master of...

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2018 Spring Convocation Q&A: Bethany Penn

Bethany Penn is a motivated individual who thrives when faced with new challenges. After attending an information session about the Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy...

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A new chapter: MPA graduates reflecting on their JSGS experience

This June, 86 Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy (JSGS) students will receive their degrees and join over 800 alumni around the world.

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Saskatchewan policy school appoints new Executive-in-Residence at its University of Saskatchewan campus

The Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy (JSGS) is pleased to announce the appointment of Neal Kewistep as an Executive-in-Residence, effective June 1 for a one-year te...

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Canadian Blood Services funds JSGS-led research to investigate harmonization and reform of legislation on the sale of blood and tissue

Alana Cattapan, assistant professor in the Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy (JSGS) at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) has been awarded the Canadian Blood Se...

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Policy Research Poster Competition Winner Announced

National Pharmacare, active living mobile platforms, and employee engagement in the public sector, were just some of the topics Johnson Shoyama students explored during this year’s...

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JSGS GENI students gain valuable insight on northern community development

Through an innovative and collaborate graduate program with the UiT Arctic University of Norway, students in the Johnson Shoyama joint Master of Governance and Entrepreneurship in ...

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JSGS assistant professor publishes e-case with lessons for instilling a data culture within public organizations

JSGS assistant professor, Cheryl Camillo, was one of four scholars awarded funding through the University of Minnesota’s Humphrey School of Public Affairs’ Hubert Project to develo...

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Yvonne Boyer, JSGS Adjunct Professor and IPHRC Research Affiliate, appointed to Senate

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has selected Métis lawyer and scholar Yvonne Boyer as the first Indigenous person appointed to Senate from Ontario, bringing the total number of Indig...

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Northern communities building expertise in research, development

Three northern Métis and First Nations communities are partnering with researchers from the Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy (JSGS) at the University of Saskatchewa...

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Public policy school appoints new director of Indigenous Peoples’ Health Research Centre

After more than a decade of working with Indigenous groups in defining healthy communities, JoLee Sasakamoose has assumed leadership of the Indigenous Peoples’ Health Research Cent...

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'We can write it better': Theatre has role to play in reconciliation, says director

Theatre is “the perfect place” to explore relationships between Indigenous and non-Indigenous people, says an internationally acclaimed playwright, dramaturge and director.

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JSGS places third at the National Public Administration Case Competition

Students from across Canada convened in Vancouver this past weekend to compete in the 2018 National Public Administration Case Competition (NAPCC).

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Dan Florizone, former President and CEO of the Saskatoon Health Region, joins policy school as Executive-in Residence

The Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy (JSGS) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dan Florizone as an Executive-in-Residence, effective immediately for a one-ye...

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JSGS student travels to Japan for two-week global leaders program

When Shawn Robinson started his Master of Public Policy degree back in 2015, he knew it would take him places…he just never imagined that would include Kyoto, Japan.

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JSGS students head to national competition

Four JSGS students are getting ready to compete against teams from 13 policy and public administration schools across Canada.

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JSGS Assistant Professor awarded $56K for women's health research

Alana Cattapan, an assistant professor in the Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy campus at the University of Saskatchewan has been awarded a New Investigator Grant by...

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JSGS professor and CRC, Ken Coates, named Distinguished Fellow with APF Canada

The Asia Pacific Foundation (APF) of Canada has named 21 individuals from across Canada as Distinguished Fellows.

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JSGS welcomes Dr. Murray Fulton as Director of its U of S campus

The Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Murray Fulton as Director, U of S Campus, effective January 1, 2018 - July 30, 20...

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Legalization of cannabis presents significant policy challenges, says U of S and U of R researchers

The legalization of cannabis presents far-reaching economic and social implications for policy makers across Canada, according to researchers at the province’s two universities.

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No magic bullet to combat climate change according to U of S and U of R researchers

There is no clear-cut solution to reaching the federal target of a 30 per cent reduction in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2030. Instead it will require a combination of policy ...

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Ken Coates among individuals recognized by the U of S as outstanding citizens in honour of Canada 150

Ten remarkable members of the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) community are being recognized as U of S Canada 150 Citizens for significantly contributing to Canada becoming a m...

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JSGS professor has leading role in climate change for international body

Margot Hurlbert will lead an international team of writers and editors on the topic of Land and Climate

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Ken Coates, JSGS professor and CRC at the U of S campus, receives award from Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business

The Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB) has given Ken Coates its 2017 Award for Excellence in Aboriginal Relations for “his deep understanding of past and present reali...

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JSGS Announces New Appointments within Executive Education

The Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy (JSGS) is pleased to announce the appointment of Doug Moen as Director of Executive Education, effective July 1, 2017. The scho...

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JSGS Welcomes New Assistant Professor to the U of S Campus

The Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy is pleased to welcome Alana Cattapan as an assistant professor in the school’s University of Saskatchewan campus, effective Jul...

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JSGS professor and colleague publish paper on the Ring of Fire and Mining in Northern Ontario

The potential of the Ring of Fire, a large-scale mineral deposit in Northern Ontario, to bring prosperity to Indigenous communities remains trapped under a simmering conflict, stat...

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Celebrating public policy school’s anniversary

In 2007, the University of Saskatchewan and the University of Regina did what some institutions may have thought impossible by creating a single, provincial public policy school.

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New study engages citizen scientists in physical activity to influence policy

Dr. Tarun Katapally, a population health researcher and assistant professor at the Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy, and co-investigators from across the country ar...

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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 effect...

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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 increa...

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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

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

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

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

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, 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 ...

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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...

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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 Gove...

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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...

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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 Universit...

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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...

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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

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

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

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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

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

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 t...

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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 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 administrat...

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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

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

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

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 profe...

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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 tha...

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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 methodologi...

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