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Dr. Ken McKenzie & Dr. Jack Mintz Some politicians and commentators have made great hay vilifying “subsidies” to “big oil” and making the case that profitable companies should not receive public subsidies. This line of argument makes sense on its face – assuming oil and gas producers in Canada really get subsidies. In a groundbreaking […]

Melissa Jones, Chief Deputy Director, California Energy Commission As the 8th largest economy on earth and with 34 million people, California has a major impact on global economic and political activity. Likewise, California’s climate policy could have a significant impact beyond its borders, especially with close neighbours and trading partners like Canada. To understand the […]

  The School of Public Policy welcomes Lawrence Herman, one of Canada’s most experienced authors, lawyers and speakers on international trade and investment. Mr. Herman will review current rules around foreign takeovers of Canadian firms; why costly decisions, like the rejection of a takeover bid of Potash Corporation, seem to be made in a black-box […]