The Provinces Need Help. Time to Put the Bank of Canada to Work

By: Marc-Andre Pigeon, Assistant Professor, Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy (JSGS); Murray Fulton, Director, JSGS; and Michael Atkinson, Professor Emeritus, JSGS

The provinces are struggling.

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What we need to know about the pace of decarbonization

By: Vaclav Smil, Distinguished Professor Emeritus, Faculty of Environment, University of Manitoba

Energy transitions have been among the key defining processes of human evolution.

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A world in distress: The first stage of the battle against the pandemic

By: Ken Coates, Canada Research Chair in Regional Innovation, Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy, University of Saskatchewan; and Carin Holroyd Associate Professor, Department of Political Studies, University of Saskatchewan

Politicians and public servants are immersed in one of the most challenging non-war situations in a century. The novel coronavirus has tied the world in a series of policy knots th...

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Targeted Basic Income: An Equitable Policy Response to COVID-19

By: Dionne Pohler, Kourtney Koebel, and Rafael Gomez, Centre for Industrial Relations and Human Resources, University of Toronto; Marc-Andre Pigeon, and Murray Fulton, Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy

The COVID-19 pandemic has shown the world how interconnected we all are, and how much we need (and depend) on each other. In Canada, it has been heart-warming to see the responses ...

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Big Banks and Competition: The Promise and Peril of Open Banking

By: Marc-André Pigeon, Director, Canadian Centre for the Study of Co-operatives; Assistant Professor, Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy

Open Banking promises to empower consumers by giving them easy control over their financial data.

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The Insidious and Dangerous Challenge of Crystal Meth

By: Dale Eisler, Senior Policy Fellow, Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy

It’s been called a crisis, a scourge, an epidemic, a blight that is corroding the social fabric, destructive to families and individuals. Go ahead, pick your description. When it c...

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