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Watch the Webinar Carbon Credits Systems for Farmers – Value Added? Watch Now Alberta farmers and ranchers can make extra income by selling carbon credits – credits earned through changing their production practices. Who buys the credits, what changes have we made in Alberta ag practices through this policy, and are there more to come? […]

Watch the Webinar Implications of an Infrastructure Corridor for Alberta’s Economy Watch Now The benefits of increased pipeline access for Alberta’s economy are well known. The benefits of infrastructure corridors, however, go far beyond pipelines. By reducing interprovincial and international trade costs, multimodal infrastructure corridors of road, rail, utilities, and communications can potentially create large […]

Watch the Webinar Constraints in the Canadian Transport Infrastructure Grid Watch Now Transportation infrastructure corridors have the power to increase Canada’s competitiveness and access to regional and global markets — especially for communities in northern and remote areas. However, physical, geographical, political and financial constraints threaten the ability to realize them. Join Dr. Jean-Paul Rodrigue as he […]

Watch the Webinar Implications of UNDRIP Bill C-15 Watch Now The federal government has reintroduced legislation to make the laws of Canada consistent with the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP), as Bill C-15. It follows in the footsteps of Bill C-262, which died on the order paper before the 2019 […]

Watch the Webinar The fight for the vaccinable middle – Public attitudes toward a COVID-19 vaccine in Canada and the World Watch Now The roll-out of several COVID-19 vaccines presents public health authorities in Canada and the world with a new policy challenge – convincing an increasingly distrustful public to get vaccinated. What is driving […]

Watch the Webinar Connecting Canadian Farmers to SE Asia Markets: Now and in the Future Watch Now Grain exports are what helped build Western Canada in the 1900’s. Our railways across Canada made that happen, and they are key to our export future. What are the choke points, and what is the competition? Can our […]

Watch the Webinar Canadian Grain Export Capacity for the Future: Silos and Red Tape Watch Now Canada plays in the big leagues with its agri-food exports. Canada’s agri-foods safety and sustainability regulations are exemplary, but can be needlessly burdensome on farmers – and that costs time and money.  Join our expert panel as they discuss […]

Watch the Webinar The Future of Canadian Agribusiness Watch Now Canada feeds the world with its agrifoods exports, and Canadians care about our environment, sustainability, and keeping Canadians employed. With the backdrop of a year of COVID-19, join us for an introduction into Canada’s key agriculture challenges, and the important work of the Simpson Centre […]

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 one of the upcoming information sessions. Register today for your opportunity […]

Watch the Lecture The 15th James S. Palmer Lecture Series Watch Now James S. Palmer Lecture Series Professor Esther Duflo 2019 winner of the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel The School of Public Policy is proud to announce that the 15th James S. Palmer Lecture Series will be held […]

The Northern Corridor Webinar Series The Canadian Northern Corridor Research Program is a flagship research program of The School of Public Policy at the University of Calgary. The purpose of the Program is to provide the information and analysis necessary to establish the feasibility of the Canadian Northern Corridor: a network of multi-modal rights-of-way across […]

Watch the Webinar Is hydrogen really a fuel of the future? And how can Canada benefit? Watch Now Is hydrogen really a fuel of the future? And how can Canada benefit? Remember the 90’s? When hydrogen fuel cells were the next big thing? Well, hydrogen is back in a big way, with federal and provincial […]

Watch the Webinar Carbon on Your Plate Watch Now Do you want to reduce the carbon footprint of your dinner? As Peter Drucker said, “You can’t manage what you can’t measure.” The carbon footprint of various foods is becoming a topic of sometimes heated debate. Join us for a preview of a soon-to-be-released Simpson Centre […]

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 Cross-Canada Infrastructure Corridor, The Rights of Indigenous Peoples and ‘Meaningful Consultation’ Watch Now The Canadian Northern Corridor Research Program is a flagship research program of The School of Public Policy at the University of Calgary. The purpose of the Program is to provide the information and analysis necessary to establish the feasibility […]

Watch the Webinar Canadian Agri-foods and Temporary Foreign Workers: Inextricably Linked Watch Now Are TFW’s a big deal in Canadian agriculture? School of Public Policy author Robert Falconer says yes. Our temporary foreign workers in Canada are not so temporary, and Canada relies on them, especially in agriculture. Join us to explore the reasons for […]

Watch the Webinar Financing and Funding Approaches for Establishment, Governance and Regulatory Oversight of the Canadian Northern Corridor Watch Now The Northern Corridor Webinar Series The Canadian Northern Corridor Research Program is a flagship research program of The School of Public Policy at the University of Calgary. The purpose of the Program is to provide […]

Watch the Webinar Climate Change and Implications for the Proposed Canadian Northern Corridor Watch Now The Northern Corridor Webinar Series The Canadian Northern Corridor Research Program is a flagship research program of The School of Public Policy at the University of Calgary. The purpose of the Program is to provide the information and analysis necessary […]

Watch the Webinar Policy and a Pint – U.S. Election Results and Ramifications. What Lies Ahead? Watch Now The last four years have been tumultuous for Canadian industries that trade with the U.S. From the shredding and rewriting of NAFTA, to steel and aluminum, Canadian industries have been on edge wondering ‘what’s next’ for our […]