Anna-Kay Russell “Public policy is public good” echoed across a room of first year students at one of the School of Public Policy & Governance’s (SPPG) many plenaries. If public policy is public good, then public good must include the public’s interest. But after examining Prime Minister Paul Martin’s swift approval for gay marriage rights […]
People are ‘infiltrating’ the Conservative Party of Canada. Learn why this is happening and what you can do.
Fiona Downey With the upcoming federal election looming, parties are looking to rally their voters and bring Canadians to the polls. Leaders and candidates are connecting with citizens in the hopes these contacts will translate into votes and, ultimately, seats. It is therefore in the interest of parties to mobilize as many eligible voters as […]
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. Sarah Wilson On the […]
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. Cayla Baarda The Ranked Ballot Initiative of Toronto (RaBIT) is a campaign to introduce ranked […]
Mana Sadeghipour Sasha Issenberg is a political analyst who has recently published The Victory Lab: The Secret Science of Winning Campaigns. Sasha is a Washington Correspondent for Monocle and a Columnist for Slate Magazine. He covered the 2008 presidential campaign as a Washington analyst and has written for the New York Times, The Boston Globe, […]