Building Resilient Cities in Canada

On March 13th and 14th 2015, students from the University of Toronto’s School of Public Policy and Governance joined the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy at the University of Michigan for the sixth annual Ford+SPPG Conference. The event brings together students from both schools in a team-based learning environment where they are challenged to analyze, evaluate, […]

The Silencing Effect of Toronto’s Community Grants Policy

In light of Toronto’s upcoming municipal election, the PPGR is dedicating this week to a special series of posts that focus on municipal policy issues. Be sure to browse this week’s content to read up on other topics of municipal interest. Marina Makris Back on October 9th, the “Gender and the City” mayoral debate was cancelled following a […]

Mental Health Management and Toronto’s Police Services

In light of Toronto’s upcoming municipal election, the PPGR is dedicating this week to a special series of posts that focus on municipal policy issues. Be sure to check back tomorrow to read up on another topic of municipal interest. Zachary Lewsen Way back in 1987, after Memphis Police shot and killed an individual with mental illness, the […]

Seen and Heard: Women in House Event in Ottawa

Claudia Wong An annual event at Parliament Hill, Women in House provides an opportunity for university students to gain an inside look into the lives of female politicians in the Canadian federal government. The program, which is hosted by many universities across Canada, aims to foster among women a desire for political involvement in and […]

Public Policy and Governance Review Volume 5, Issue 1 is Released

Good morning readers, With four months of work, dozens of excellent submissions, and the diligence of our editorial staff both here at the University of Toronto and across Canada, we’re happy to present the first issue of Volume 5 of the Public Policy and Governance Review. Special thanks to our faculty advisors here at the […]