Citizen Science and COVID: Identifying the Needs of Rural and Remote Education

By: Tarun Katapally, Associate Professor, Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy (JSGS), and Director, Digital Epidemiology and Population Health Laboratory; Prasanna Kannan, PhD Candidate, JSGS; and Eric Kwabia, PhD Candidate, JSGS

The effect of Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) on educational institutions has been well documented, with activities of educational institutions across the globe being significantly ...

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Addressing Climate Change and Economic Growth: Are they compatible?

By: Dale Eisler, Senior Policy Fellow, Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy and former federal Assistant Deputy Minister

Late this month, approximately 25,000 people representing more than 200 nations will gather in Glasgow, Scotland to tackle yet again the climate challenge facing the world. The Con...

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Innovation in Northern Sweden: Are there Lessons for Canada?

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

This policy brief considers efforts made by a series of northern Swedish communities to build sustainable jobs and businesses beyond traditional northern economic activities in the...

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Balance: The Key to Good Governance and Policy Making

By: Kevin Lynch, former Clerk of the Privy Council and federal Deputy Minister; and Dale Eisler, Senior Policy Fellow, Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy and former federal Assistant Deputy Minister

The argument that power has steadily become more centralized is nothing new. However, the potential harm that today’s scope and scale of centralization poses for our Westminster sy...

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The Politics and Governance of Artificial Intelligence

By: Dr. Justin Longo (PhD) and Amy Zarzeczny (LLM), Associate Professors, Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy, University of Regina

Advances in artificial intelligence (AI) and related technologies offer important opportunities for society, from medical care to driverless cars. But these technologies also raise...

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Net Zero 2050: Rhetoric and Realities

By: Henry Geraedts, Adjunct Professor, Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy, University of Saskatchewan

Canada’s interests are ill-served by wishful politics.

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