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Watch the Webinar  Regulating Small-Scale Mining: State Strategies and Coercion? Artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM), mostly lead by rural communities, poses a significant challenge to resource-dependent economies where resource control is fundamental for state coffers. ASM activities are under regulated by any state body, and they bring about serious environmental, health and labor problems. […]

Want to visit a dairy farm, but don’t have the time, money, or connections? We’ve brought the dairy farm to you with this virtual reality (VR) experience at the Calgary Central Library. You will even have the chance to meet a dairy farmer and one of the VR program developers in person! Wearing a VR […]

Watch the Webinar  Financial Market Regulatory Project: Alberta’s Entry into the Captive Insurance Market The Captive Insurance Companies Act, formerly Bill 76, was introduced by the government of Alberta in October 2021 and passed in December 2021. The Act enables entities to establish their own insurance company, called a captive insurer. Its primary purpose […]

Watch the Webinar  Frozen North, Food for All? Growing Food Security in Canada’s North Remote locations present a challenge to food systems, and they are highly dependent on infrastructures, such as roads and electricity, to ensure food remains safe and accessible. Extreme winter weather puts intense demands on northern Canadian communities’ food security and accessibility. […]

Watch the Webinar  Leadership in the Energy Transition Seven heavy industry sectors – steel, aluminum, concrete, chemicals, shipping, trucking, and aviation – key to economic growth comprise 30% of energy-related CO2 emissions. The technologies needed exist today, and The Mission Possible Partnership (MPP) have provided clarity on what must happen—quantifying the number of industrial […]

Click Here to View the Complete Course Guide Click Here to Learn About Your Instructors 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 […]

Watch the Webinar  Agri-food Movers and Shakers: Urban Food Hubs and Food Policy Councils In this webinar, we’ll learn more about how cities, in all their shapes and forms, influence and impact food systems. The discussion will highlight important roles and groups within urban areas and communities across Canada, including the importance of Food […]

Watch the Webinar UCalgary Alumni All-Access – Russian Disinformation in Canada In February 2022, Russian forces invaded Ukraine, sparking the largest military conflict in Europe since the end of the Second World War. Propaganda has long been a major aspect of war. How does the Russian propaganda machine work? What impact does disinformation have on the […]

Watch the Webinar Rapid Changes and Transformations: The Future of Canada’s Energy Transition Rapid changes and transformations: The future of Canada’s energy transition This event is brought to you in collaboration with the Institute for Research on Public Policy (IRPP) 50th Anniversary Event Series, “What should be on Canada’s Policy Radar?” Countries around the world […]

Watch the Keynote and panel discussion Summary Seizing Calgary’s Opportunities in the Energy Transition The global transition to a low carbon future is imminent. Major trading partners like the U.S. are passing new legislation supporting decarbonization and technological innovation driving down the costs of low carbon energy. The result will reshape global energy markets and […]

Watch the Webinar Future Farms in Unfamiliar Places – Growing In: What can we learn from urban indoor agriculture? Growing In: What can we learn from urban indoor agriculture? Calgary is facing a push to find new uses for its downtown office buildings, and with stubbornly high vacancy rates, it has become a hot topic […]

Canadian Network on Information and Security (CANIS) offers a five-day course (PPOL 699.11) which provides an advanced introduction to security and mis/dis-information in the Canadian and global contexts. The course will focus on key issues and challenges related to mis/dis-information, provision of security, and the use of the information environment as an operational domain. Students […]

Watch the Webinar Collaborative Governance in Latin America: Challenges and Opportunities for the Extractive Industry Watch Now The extractive boom in Latin America emerged at the same time as a neoliberal governance framework. In theory, these policies aim to ensure the smooth functioning of market transactions. In practice, however, there is a significant disconnect between […]

Watch the Webinar Transcontinental Town Hall: Northern development in Australia and Canada Watch Now The School of Public Policy, in partnership with the Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI) is delighted to invite you to the special event: ‘Transcontinental Town Hall: Northern development in Australia and Canada’. Lack of infrastructure, weather extremes, population density, and geopolitical […]

Watch the Webinar Successful Regenerative Farms – 2021 Watch Now Regenerative farming may be the way of the future, but what does it actually mean, and what are the impacts of regenerative agricultural practices? Two experienced farmers will share their efforts, what they have learned and the results.  Discussion surrounding regulatory and policy issues that […]

Watch the Webinar Red Flares: The Fight for Transparency and Sustainability in Africa Watch Now The world is increasingly hungry for raw materials.  That’s no secret.  The growth of Asian economies and the increasing instability of other resource rich regions means the world is looking to resource rich Africa as the next big source of […]