Canada’s Isolationist Ebola Response: Hypocritical and Harmful

The ‘Public Policy and Governance Review Abroad’, or PPGR Abroad, is a new initiative for 2014. Undertaken in collaborative with exchange students from the Master of Public Policy program at the School of Public Policy and Governance, University of Toronto, it will featured policy insights and analyses direct from Berlin and Paris. James Drummond Ebola is…

Opinion: Has Canada Done Enough in the Fight Against Ebola?

Tracy Wang On Thursday, October 23, Dr. Craig Spencer tested positive for Ebola at New York City’s Bellevue Hospital. Spencer, who had been working in West Africa with Doctors Without Borders, marked the fourth case of the infection being diagnosed in the United States. As the number of confirmed Ebola cases rises past 10,000 (of which nearly 5,000 patients have…

Three Policy Issues to Watch for This September

Deanna Veltri Coming off the heels of an eventful summer recess, Parliament is set to reconvene on Monday, September 15. A new Northern Canada Research Program, controversial prostitution legislation, and an overhaul of the Temporary Foreign Worker Program marked only a few of the major policy moves made over the summer months. Standing on the…