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Janet Mason

Lecturer and 2008-09 Ontario Public Service Visiting Fellow

Bio
Janet joins SPPG from the Ontario Public Service, where her career spanned more than three decades and included various positions in the ministries of Industry and Trade, Skills Development, Training, Colleges and Universities, and Cabinet Office. Janet is retiring as the Assistant Deputy Minister in the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing where she spearheaded significant policy advances in both the local government and planning side of the ministry.

Janet is well known throughout the OPS as the leader of the Policy, Innovation and Learning initiative and Chair of the Policy ADM’s Forum. In these roles, she has made huge inroads in improving the policy capacity and
thinking across all ministries. Janet was the SPPG Ontario Public Service Visiting Fellow in 2008-2009 and has continued to have a teaching role at the School.

Courses Taught
PPG1007H:
Putting Policy into Action: Strategic Implementation of Public Objectives

Home Department
School of Public Policy & Governance

Contact info
janet.mason@utoronto.ca
416-946-7778