It was predicted that the Internet would forever change government. Policy-making would become a collaborative effort between the government and the public; governance would...Read More Open data: an open-ended question
Le ministre des Finances du Québec Carlos Leitão annonçait le 2 novembre dernier que le Régime de rentes du Québec (RRQ) serait bonifié au...Read More La bonification du RRQ : une flexibilité accrue
We launched the Canada Beyond 150 initiative in June 2017 (see our earlier Policy Options article) as an experiment to test some bold assumptions...Read More When policy-making tools need recalibrating
Fart jokes are not quite the same when you hang out with the crowd at Policy Horizons, the federal government’s in-house strategic foresight think...Read More The coolest government org you’ve never heard of
Canadians who rely on public transit know how uncomfortable it is to wait outside for a bus on the coldest day of winter. Some...Read More Open data standards will improve public information
As policy schools and think tanks across the country multiply, so too does the extent of policy research. In many ways, it is an...Read More Paying attention to the mundane policy issues
Neonicotinoids (neonics) are the world’s most widely used insecticides, representing fully one-third of all pesticides currently on the market. Neonics are used in farming...Read More Health Canada and the impact of neonic pesticides
Canada is at its most significant juncture in its open government initiative since its inception in 2011. Having been elected to the Open Government...Read More Open government: Canada’s new soft power?