School Highlights

August 30, 2015 Recent MPP grad Colin McLean was one of seven policy graduates from across the country invited to present their research at the national conference of the Institute for Public Administration in Canada (IPAC). Colin's presentation, The Employment-Impact of Automation in Canada was selected for the Silver award, and a prize of $750.

June 11, 2015  It's Convocation Day for MPP grads!  Read about Class of 2015 Capstone Projects and our five Award winners.

June 1, 2015  A capacity crowd joined us for an insightful, multi-party panel discussion, Beyond the Headlines: Learning from the Historic Alberta Election.  The event was presented in partnership with the Broadbent Institute.  View webcast

April 22, 2015  Our Policy Mix event at Steamworks Uber Lounge, brought together a large group of alumni, students, faculty and project partners in the policy community.  Photos on our FaceBook page SFU School of Public Policy



In the News

August 10, 2015 MPP 2015 grad Jordan Westfall's opinion piece Assisting overdose victims a matter of choice?, appears in Vancouver Sun. Read article

June 29, 2015 Jonathan Rhys Kesselman's report Testing the Limits: Who's Maximizing TFSA's and Who Isn't?, published in conjunction with the Broadbent Institute.  View full report in our Working Paper Series.

May 25, 2015 Op/Ed article by MPP 2015 graduate Jordan Westfall, Why are so many British Columbian's overdosing on their meds? in the Vancouver Sun Read article

May 5, 2015 Faculty member John Richards has been re-appointed to C.D. Howe Institute as Fellow in Residence and Roger Phillips Scholar of Social Policy View announcement

March 23, 2015
Study released by BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS, Among Street-Involved Youth, Women Twice as Likely to be Infected with Hepatitis C  View news release

February 7, 2015  Our team was selected as the top team at the 2015 IPAC National Case Competition, hosted by Dalhousie's School of Public Administration.  Congratulations to team members Julie Compton, Vanessa Leblanc, Angela Pati and Hannah Rabinovitch who topped a field of 13 teams, and won against U of T in the final round.  View Team photo