The School of Public Policy has entered into a partnership with the Government of Alberta to offer paid internships to students enrolled in its Master of Public Policy program. The School anticipates placing five interns through this program in Spring of 2020, and ten interns each in Spring of 2021 and 2022. The University of […]

Last month’s federal election produced mixed results and a minority government. But Justin Trudeau is probably right when he says most voters supported a progressive agenda. Judging by enthusiastic NDP support and the Liberal promise of a $6-billion down payment over four years, that agenda could include a national pharmacare program. The government’s own advisory […]

Source: Financial Post

Alberta’s latest provincial budget — released last week — is perhaps the most consequential budget in years. But in many important ways, it’s widely misunderstood. Like any budget, it contains thousands of individual decisions. Each comes with tradeoffs, and each should be subject to examination and debate. Unlike other budgets, there’s disagreement over what exactly […]

Source: CBC

As governments and economies across the world wrestle with how to tackle climate change, Alberta’s oil and gas sector is developing technology to help minimize greenhouse-gas emissions and lessen its environmental footprint. In early September, Suncor Energy announced it would be making a $1.4-billion investment to build a new power cogeneration plant just outside Fort […]

Source: Global