Federal plans require all Canadian provinces to have a carbon pricing regime by 2018 (through either cap-and-trade or a carbon tax). This means provinces...Read More Using carbon pricing revenues effectively
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
Until recently, climate geoengineering has been viewed by many in the policy community as the stuff of science fiction, rather than a serious possibility...Read More The case for a climate geoengineering strategy
In the foreign policy debate of the 2015 election campaign, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau declared emphatically that peacekeeping “is something that a Canadian prime...Read More UN peacekeeping: Canada’s back? When? How?
Pacific salmon are considered the most culturally iconic, economically valuable animals on the Canadian West Coast. But many salmon populations have declined in abundance...Read More A window opens for Pacific Canada’s Wild Salmon Policy
Science policy is divided into two central domains: science for policy, which pertains to the policy infrastructure and uses of scientific knowledge in government...Read More A new “Indian register” for Indigenous DNA?
In their recent Policy Options article Christopher Sands and Sean Kelly rightly point out that there are many opportunities coming up for Canadians to...Read More Let’s base our space priorities on our national needs