When Policy Options was born in 1980, the team behind the magazine called it, “a plant that grows, putting out roots and leaves in an appropriate environment.” The publication indeed grew, and through the decades brought together an impressive body of analysis and commentary on Canadian public policy. Much of that insight is still relevant to issues before us today. You’ll find the digital archives here. For access to older material in our print-only editions, going back to 2001, click on the following link: Print Edition Archive
March 25, 2020
Online voting entirely possible for MPs during times of crisis
The international COVID-19 pandemic has forced many sectors to explore online tools to ensure operational continuity during this time of crisis. Provincial governments in Canada have begun releasing online learning platforms to continue to provide...
March 23, 2020
“Caremongering” needs to turn to developing world
Around 670 million people still defecate outdoors because they do not have access to toilets or sanitation infrastructure. Imagine what they would think as they watched us panic-buying toilet...
March 19, 2020
The Coronavirus Pandemic: Canada’s Response
The coronavirus is disrupting every aspect of life in Canada as it continues its global spread. Our contributing writers share their analyses and insights on how Canadian governments, the...