4 Jun 2014

Gillian Steward Named 2014-15 Atkinson Fellow in Public Policy

A forty-year veteran of Canadian journalism, Gillian Steward, is the recipient of the 26th annual Atkinson Fellowship in Public Policy.  The announcement was made tonight at The Canadian Journalism Foundation’s 17th Annual Awards Gala. Ms. Steward will investigate oil sands development in Alberta and its intended – and unintended – consequences for Canadians: “We take it for granted that our lives are powered by oil shipped over long distances from somewhere else. But what are we... Read more >
24 Feb 2014

Expect more from public infrastructure investments: Colette Murphy’s Big Idea

What if we expected — and got — more from public infrastructure investments? Many cities are making substantial... Read more >
22 Dec 2013

Atkinson Series Part 15: How to put Canada back together again

This is the final article of the 2013 Atkinson Series: Me, You, Us, journalist and author Michael Valpy’s... Read more >
22 Dec 2013

Atkinson Series Part 14: A poet crosses Canada to capture the spirit of the times

This is an account of poet Sonnet L’Abbé’s excellent adventure in search of Canadians’ souls and thoughts on... Read more >
22 Dec 2013

Atkinson Series Part 13: ‘You’ve served your purpose and now you’re trash’

Canadian physician William Osler, known as the father of modern medicine, once soared into the heavens of rhetoric in... Read more >