Policy Prescriptions: Health Policy in Canada – March 22, 2017

Good morning subscribers. How did you start off your Wednesday? Are you reading us on the treadmill or eating an Egg McMuffin, squeezed between commuters on the TTC? Even if your physical fitness wasn’t top of mind as you dragged yourself from bed this morning, health policy issues are all around us in Canada these…

A Safe Place to Rest Your Head: Homelessness In Canada – March 15, 2017

Good morning subscribers! With temperatures falling below zero again in much of central Canada, hopes of an early spring appear to have dissipated. For those without stable access to shelter, however, this seemingly minor inconvenience is of critical importance. This week, we turn our attention to homelessness in Canada and the policy environment in which…

Bridging Boundaries – February 15, 2017

Good morning PPGR enthusiasts! Lets get things moving with this week’s theme: refugee policy. Highlights from this week’s brief include: New Canadian public opinion research on refugee settlement Commentary on the Safe Third Country Agreement An interview with David Miliband, President and CEO of the International Rescue Committee Coverage of a recent event on the…

Of Pipelines and Paris Targets – February 8, 2017

Good Morning Subscribers. After a brief hiatus, the PPGR Policy Brief is back, with a few changes to highlight: The Brief will now be delivered directly to your inbox on Wednesday mornings. Where possible, we will focus each Brief on one policy issue, expanding on a topic covered by one or more PPGR article(s). We will also…

PPGR Morning Briefing – November 17, 2016

PPGR Morning Briefing                  Good morning and welcome to the PPGR Morning Briefing! On this crisp Thursday morning, may your coffee be strong and your commute not too long! Each week we will bring you a selection of relevant articles from the PPGR and other publications on policy issues…