The Nuclear Debate: Can we move from polarization to cooperation?

Three students from the Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy and the Centre for the Study of Science and Innovation Policy (CSIP) presented at the Nuclear Energy Agency...

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Pharmacare in Canada: How developing person-centred pathways can promote policy adoption

Government could further the adoption and implementation of proposed or enacted policies that impact citizens by promoting public acceptance through the communication of person-cen...

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It's Time to Change the Climate Debate

Climate policy in Canada, and in most other countries, has become trapped in an unproductive and distracting rhetorical debate. For some unfathomable reason, scientific and policy ...

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"Listen to the science" What Greta Overlooks

Greta Thunberg is one of the best things to happen to climate politics. It’s probably too much to expect that her sharp exchange with US Congressman Garret Graves on the relative c...

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Small Modular Reactors in Saskatchewan

In this new edition to Making Waves, Dr. Jeremy Rayner weighs in on Premier Moe's announcement on SMRs in Saskatchewan. Politicking or promising?

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The Science - Public Policy Dilemma

A discussion with Dr. Mona Nemer, Chief Science Advisor to Canada’s Prime Minister, Minister of Science and Cabinet

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World Pulse Day and its Significance

Every food has some potential but some foods are better than others. The interesting thing is that, when one looks at an individual’s diet, you definitely need protein, some fiber,...

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Food Security

Food security is a fascinating problem space. Most of us think of food insecurity as people who are starving because of crop failures, or a complete absence of food. Undoubtedly, w...

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Big Data and Risk Assessment

Risk assessment is a system we constructed over the last generation of government and industry working together, to standardize and drive out risks from various activities we do. I...

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Governing in the Digital Age

The digitizing of the world is creating some interesting challenges. In the first instance, it is changing what we can do and how we can do things. There are some things that we we...

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