School Highlights

October 8, 2015  Launch of our Speaker Series , Being the Change: Women, Policy and Making a Difference with Wendy Davis, former Texas state senator.  Details and ticket information

September 30, 2015 Our Fall Policy Spotlight Seminars features a talk by Dr. Martin Parkinson, distinguished economist and former Secretary to the Treasury of Australia, on What Makes a Successful Policy Advisor?  
12:30 to 1:30pm at SFU Vancouver campus  Room 7000

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




Recent Research

How Can Fast Access to Temporary Foreign Workers Ensure Priority to Domestic Workers? A Canadian policy experiment by D.M. Gross in our Working Paper Series

Under-Five Mortality: Comparing National Levels and Changes over the Last Decade Across Low-Income Countries by J. Richards and A. Vining in our Working Paper Series

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

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