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Foreign interference poses one of the greatest threats to elections in democratic societies around the globe. Foreign interference activities from state and non-state actors target democratic processes in pursuit of their strategic objectives (i.e., political, economic, and geopolitical). Democracies have struggled to respond to such challenges. China and Russia, for example, have noticeably elevated and […]

Watch the Webinar  Regenerative Ag: On the Ground vs. In the Books Regenerative Agriculture (RA) has garnered significant attention as a promising solution to combat climate change, bolster biodiversity, and enhance farm economics. Yet, amidst this buzz, a clear and unified definition of Regenerative Agriculture remains elusive. In this webinar, we delve into the […]

Watch the Webinar  Beyond Waste: The Role Of Agricultural Residuals In The Bioeconomy The future of agriculture is being shaped by debates about the most effective strategies to tackle food security, nutrition, resource scarcity, biodiversity loss, and climate change. The decisions we make in response to these challenges will profoundly influence the productivity and […]

Watch the Webinar  The Impact of Discrimination Scandals in the Armed Forces on Public Opinion Research suggests that narratives of discrimination within militaries can significantly influence public perceptions, trust, and material support for armed forces. Using Canada as a case study, we employ a survey experiment to gauge the effects of exposing respondents to […]

Watch the Webinar  Bioecology’s Influence on Agriculture: A Path To Sustainability What is the dynamic relationship between bioecology and agriculture? This hour-long session promises to offer insights into the transformative changes and policy shifts driving innovation through the lens of bioecology as we consider the future of sustainable agriculture. The bioeconomy, characterized by its […]

The University of Calgary Master of Public Policy program is a 13-month integrated program that gives you the skills and understanding to create and impact policy in both the public and private sectors. Learn more about the Master of Public Policy program by attending our upcoming information session. Register today for your opportunity to connect […]

Watch the Webinar  Closing the Loop: The Bioeconomy and Agriculture The bioeconomy is reshaping our food systems, and many Canadian farmers may not fully grasp its scale and global growth potential. We can enhance and diversify this sector by converting agricultural outputs, residues, and waste into valuable bioproducts, embracing the concept of waste as […]

Watch the Webinar  NZERI Electricity Learning Series: End-use Electrification and its Impact on Distribution Systems The United States’ 45Q tax credit for carbon oxide sequestration incentivizes emitters to maximize the production and sequestration of carbon oxides, not abatement. Under the Inflation Reduction Act’s (IRA) 45Q changes, carbon capture and storage (CCS) is expected to […]

Watch the Webinar  NZERI Electricity Learning Series: End-use Electrification and its Impact on Distribution Systems Join NZERI for the Electricity Learning Series webinar #3 as we host the University of California, Berkley’s Dr. Duncan Callaway to hear about new findings on the impact of electrification of loads on the distribution grid. In this paper […]

The University of Calgary Master of Public Policy program is a 13-month integrated program that gives you the skills and understanding to create and impact policy in both the public and private sectors. Learn more about the Master of Public Policy program by attending our upcoming information session. Register today for your opportunity to connect […]

Watch the Webinar  Produce More Emit Less: Reducing GHG Emissions From Livestock Production Canada has set a target to reduce methane emissions by 35% by 2030 compared to 2020 levels. Approximately 30% of the country’s total methane emissions stem from the agricultural sector, with beef and dairy cattle accounting for nearly all of these […]

The 16th James S. Palmer Lecture Series at The School of Public Policy welcomes Richard H. Pildes to speak on Sustaining Democracies in the Age of Fragmentation. Political fragmentation is a defining challenge of our era. As traditional political landscapes continue to shift, fissures emerge, giving rise to diverse ideologies, movements and perspectives making it difficult for democratic governments to function effectively. Democracies no […]

The School of Public Policy welcomes all current and former students to join us at Bottlescrew Bill’s Pub for a Stampede Mixer. We have set aside space for our current students and alumni to come together for this Calgary tradition. Kick off the last weekend of the 2023 Calgary Stampede with fellow grads, great music, […]

Watch the Webinar  Federal and Provincial Responsibilities in Canadian Agriculture Webinar Did you know that Canada is the world’s fifth-largest exporter of agriculture and agri-food products? The sector contributes over $135 billion to the country’s GDP and employs over 2.1 million Canadians. However, the division of responsibilities between the federal and provincial governments can […]

Watch the Webinar  Regulating Finance to Promote Growth: The Quebec Experience in Perspective Financial regulatory standards in Canada promote stability in a business that sees rapid changes influenced by international forces. It is important that these standards also promote growth, development and competition in the financial sector. Quebec has been focused on financial stability […]

The School of Public Policy at the University of Calgary invites you to register now for the Fundamentals of ESG Management. Once again, Canada’s #1 policy school is home to the executive certificate that leads in ESG. Environmental, social, and governance criteria increasingly reflect the standards companies and organizations operate by. These metrics of social responsibility have […]

Calgary Homeless Foundation and The School of Public Policy invite you to the 6th Annual Canadian Homelessness Data Sharing Conference: Data That Makes A Difference. The two-day conference highlights discussions amongst researchers from across our country to determine how to get more from our data, both collectively and individually. Presenters will also highlight innovative practices […]

Canadian Network on Information and Security offers a course Security and the Mis/Dis-information Environment (STST 649.21/PPOL 699.40) as an advanced introduction to security and mis/dis-information in the Canadian and global contexts. Students will study different threats and entities affecting our information environment from political, technological, cognitive/behavioural, and legal/ethical perspectives and will be guided to produce […]

Watch the Webinar  GHG Emissions & Agriculture: How is Canada doing on the international stage? Every year, in April, Canada submits its National Inventory Report (NIR) on greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. In 2022, all economic sectors posted a decline in GHG emissions between 2005 and 2020, except for agriculture, […]