According to the Canada Border Services Agency, about 7,000 men, women and children are detained through the immigration detention system every year. Stephanie J....Read More Immigration detention and newcomer communities
Over 90 percent of sexual assaults in Canada go unreported. When survivors of sexual assault do wind up in court, law professor Elaine Craig...Read More Mitigating harm for sexual assault complainants
In governments around the world, women’s presence in cabinet is having a substantial impact on political office and policy-making, but what does it mean...Read More Do female ministers affect women’s civic engagement?
Proponents of automation say the developments will create a more efficient and advanced society, but there are concerns that the changes will not affect...Read More Will AI just wind up automating inequality?
What were the highlights of the 2018 federal budget? Policy Options Editor-in-Chief Jennifer Ditchburn, IRPP Research Director Colin Busby and Jennifer Robson, assistant professor...Read More Budget 2018 analysis live from the lockup
The nature of work in Canada is changing. With the onset of the so-called “fourth industrial revolution” careers are becoming a patchwork of impermanent...Read More A snapshot of precarious work in Canada today
Online bots scan social media sites and then send out automatic messages to users. Political parties use them to get their messages out. So...Read More The role of online bots in electoral politics
Canada is rethinking the way it contributes to United Nations peacekeeping missions around the world. The federal government promised boots on the ground more...Read More Put the peace back into UN peacekeeping operations
When Justin Trudeau’s government took office, one of the Prime Minister’s messages overseas was “Canada’s back,” which referred to Canada’s perceived lack of leadership...Read More Walking the talk on international development assistance