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SPPG Director Peter Loewen’s Op-ed in the National Post

March 24, 2017In this Op-ed for the National Post, SPPG Director Peter Loewen delves into Andrew Potter's resignation from the McGill Institute for the Study of Canada. Professor Loewen highlights the rationale behind Potter's resignation following the release of an article on Quebec in Maclean's. Read More

SPPG Prof Janet Mason discusses Toronto housing affordability on Metro Morning

March 21, 2017SPPG Professor Janet Mason was featured on Metro Morning to discuss Toronto's housing issues. Mason noted that the Federal government should step in to aid Toronto. Read More

SPPG Alum Jordann Thirgood on Disconnect in Social Programs

March 10, 2017SPPG Alum Jordann Thirgood writes about the disconnect between Social Programs and Canada's labour market today in IRPP's Policy Options Read More

SPPG Alum James Drummond prepares OECD report – Behavioural Insights and Public Policy

March 2, 2017SPPG Alum James Drummond has helped prepare the OECD's new report on Behavioural Insights and Public Policy: Lessons From Around the World. Read More

SPPG Alum Andrew Thiele receives IBM Grant

February 13, 2017Read the Q&A with SPPG Alum Andrew Thiele on his work with IBM this past summer. Read More

SPPG Director Peter Loewen and Prof Michael Donnelly on Canada’s feelings on Immigration

February 7, 2017In this special for the National Post, both SPPG Director Peter Loewen and Professor Michael Donnelly explore Canadians' idealized feelings towards immigration. In Donnelly's research he looks at whether Canadians are inherently more pro-immigration than other nations and finds that there is the same potential for hate as in other countries. Read More

SPPG Student Dalia Hashim on the tragedy in Quebec

February 2, 2017SPPG Master of Public Policy Student Dalia Hashim commented on the attacks in a Quebec mosque at the UofT vigil. Dalia is the president of UofT's Muslim Student Association Read More

SPPG Alumni Andrew Do and Selena Zhang appointed as DiverseCity Fellows!

January 31, 2017SPPG Alumni Andrew Do and Selena Zhang have been appointed as DiverseCity Fellows by CivicAction. Read More