A Tectonic Shift in the Digital Divide: It’s now deeper than a technological gap

By: Cheryl Camillo, Assistant Professor, Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy (JSGS); Justin Longo, JSGS Associate Professor

This issue of JSGS Policy Brief is part of a series dedicated to exploring and providing evidence-based analysis, policy ideas, recommendations and research conclusions on the vari...

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Student Performance in PISA 2018: Nettlesome Questions for Canada

By: John Richards, Professor, Simon Fraser University School of Public Policy, and Roger Phillips Chair in Social Policy, C.D. Howe Institute

This is a précis of a longer monograph recently published by the C.D. Howe Institute. It is freely available at www.cdhowe.org

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Beware of Moral Hazard in COVID-19 Policy Responses

By: Serge Dupont, former Deputy Clerk of the Privy Council; and Kevin Lynch, former Clerk of the Privy Council

This issue of JSGS Policy Brief is part of a series dedicated to exploring and providing evidence-based analysis, policy ideas, recommendations and research conclusions on the vari...

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Staying Apart Through Clustering: Review of the research and innovation landscape on food

By: Peter W.B. Phillips, Distinguished Professor, Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy (JSGS) and Researcher, Centre for the Study of Science and Innovation Policy; Crystal Chan, JSGS Master of Public Policy student

In 2017, the federal government announced its commitment to develop a national food policy for Canada that will emphasize “community bonding”. The assertion is that “food connects...

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Reimagining a climate change future for Canada

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

This issue of JSGS Policy Brief is part of a series dedicated to exploring and providing evidence-based analysis, policy ideas, recommendations and research conclusions on the vari...

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Beyond Huawei: The Urgency of Digital Security

By: David Sparling, Master of Public Policy student, Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy

Over the past decade, cyber security has emerged as a crucial dimension of Canada’s national security policymaking. Its importance will only increase as Canada completes the transi...

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