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...Lire le texte 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...Lire le texte Has stopping eating and drinking become a path to assisted dying?
Design thinking is a human-centered approach to problem solving that applies design methods developed by architects and industrial designers to modern problems faced by...Lire le texte Embracing design thinking in government
McGill University recently launched a new school of public policy, with $10 million donated by the Max Bell Foundation. The school aims to serve...Lire le texte 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...Lire le texte Is experimentation just the latest policy buzzword?
British Prime Minister Theresa May recently appointed a minister of loneliness. Her announcement last month represented a watershed moment in raising public awareness on...Lire le texte Can government fix the loneliness problem?
En cette ère de changement social et technologique continu, comment une institution comme le gouvernement fédéral peut-elle demeurer pertinente ? Comment pouvons-nous rester au...Lire le texte Une mise en œuvre responsable de l’IA au sein du gouvernement
It’s a new year, and it is time for the federal government to turn over a new leaf on the environment. Justin Trudeau’s Liberals,...Lire le texte Environmental assessment policy must be based on science
Here’s a radical idea: what if, when we’re developing or implementing public policy, we factor in an understanding of the minds of the people...Lire le texte Why policy-makers should care about behavioural science