News in 2015
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...
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.
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.
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...
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
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.
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...
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.
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...
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.
Driving Saskatchewan’s Future
A Cree and Salteaux male and from the Cowessess and Ochapowace First Nation, Cadmus Delorme now calls Regina home.
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.
A Movement that mobilized the masses
In 2012, the Idle No More movement sparked hundreds of teach-ins, rallies and protests across Canada.
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...
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.
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.
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...
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...