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May 7, 2013
Election 2013: All Party Forum on Mental Health and Additions in BC in partnership with Canadian Mental Health Assocation- BC and SFU Public Square. Everyone welcome, 7-9pm at SFU Woodwards. Details and registration here
Professor J. Rhys Kesselman and Adjunct Professor Rod Quiney will deliver a workshop in Ottawa titled Enhancing Tax Compliance in Turbulent Times. With SSHRC grant support, this session will bring together distinguished academics from Austria, UK, US, and Canada as well as senior executives of the Canada Revenue Agency.
March 26, 2013
Not Sufficiently Strong: Aboriginal Education in BC
Focus: discussion of overall needs in BC, emphasizing Northern BC and labour market needs.
John Richards, SFU professor of public policy
Discussants: Eldon Yellowhorn, SFU First Nations Studies Centre and Barry Anderson, consultant
View John Richards' Paper
February 8, 2013
Our team won the 2nd annual National Policy Case competition at Queen's! We congratulate team members Tabrina Clelland, Connor Curson and Anthony Carricato. They competed against teams from nine other policy schools from across Canada. View article and photo
What does the Masters of Public Policy program mean to you? That's the question we asked our first and second year students recently. We got creative and turned the responses into a Wordle.
May 15, 2013 John Richard's writes BC's Dix was ready to govern but forgot about the campaign, in Globe & Mail Read article
May 6, 2013 Lower Mainland must tread harder by MPP graduate Pomme Arros in Vancouver Sun Read article
May 2, 2013 School of Public Policy co-sponsored initiative featured in Stephen Hume: Public Dialogue a great example of democracy in action in Vancouver Sun Read article. See BCPPI page for more details
April 24, 2013 Alberta's Tax Structure Advantage in Financial Post Read article
March 28th, 2013 Axe BC Transfer Tax on Used Cars in Vancouver Sun Read article
March 2013 Article in Policy Options journal titled Our Canada Includes First Nations, written by SFU MPP 2013 national policy case competition winners. Read article