Governments are becoming increasingly aware of the potential for incorporating artificial intelligence (AI) and machine-assisted decision-making into their operations. The business case is compelling;...Read More The case against transparency in government AI
This article has been translated into French. No one disputes that the criminal justice system is in need of major improvements. It requires fundamental...Read More Chasing an elusive consensus on justice reform
When the federal government announced the Canada C3 expedition last year, almost 5,000 people applied to sail through the Canadian Arctic via the Northwest...Read More Arctic policy must embrace Indigenous knowledge and Arctic science
This year, the federal government will release its zero-emissions vehicle strategy, one of the most anticipated and consequential proposals in the Pan-Canadian Framework on...Read More Canada needs a comprehensive zero-emissions vehicle strategy
In September 2017, the Policy Community was launched for the Canadian public service. The momentum to launch stemmed from a 2016 Report to the...Read More A policy community for the federal public service and beyond
The Speech from the Throne on March 19 and the provincial budget on March 28 mark the unofficial start of Ontario’s election campaign. Ontarians...Read More Toward big thinking in the Ontario election
Ms. S. was a 56-year-old woman with advanced multiple sclerosis. In June 2016, when her suffering became intolerable and her state of decline was...Read More Has stopping eating and drinking become a path to assisted dying?
McGill University recently launched a new school of public policy, with $10 million donated by the Max Bell Foundation. The school aims to serve...Read More Building a policy school that has real social impact
The term experimentation in the public policy context can sometimes have a negative connotation – bringing to mind everything from uncertainty and risk to...Read More Is experimentation just the latest policy buzzword?