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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Anxiety and Anger on the Prairies: The Challenge to Federalism

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

In all the post-election hand-wringing, angst and analysis about western alienation these days, the most surprising thing is some people are genuinely surprised it has come to this...

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Innovation, Disruption and The Second Economy of Mining

By: Brian Wixted, Adjunct Professor, Johnson Shoyama Centre for the Study of Science and Innovation Policy, University of Saskatchewan

The global mining industry, like so many other economic sectors, is in the midst of a technological revolution. What has long been considered a mature industry is going through a w...

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Have we hit “peak globalization”?

By: Kevin Lynch, Vice-Chair BMO Financial, former Clerk of the Privy Council

As we mark the 75th anniversary of the Bretton Woods conference, which under American, British and Canadian leadership established the postwar international architecture of a rules...

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5G Raises Tough Policy Choices for Canada

By: Justin Longo, Assistant Professor and Cisco Research Chair in Digital Governance, Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy

Fifth generation wireless telecommunications technology, commonly referred to as 5G, could provide an important foundation for the future of Saskatchewan’s rural areas and the appl...

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