The Policy Speaker Series is held every Thursday and one Friday per month, and features outstanding policy practitioners, prominent scholars, and others engaged in policy research and policy making. Each speaker is invited to join the forum to discuss critical issues in national and international public affairs.
"Economic Socialism: Creating a strong economy for social democracy"
"The Other Recession: Faltering Initiatives in Democratic Reform"
"Influencing Government Policy"
President and CEO, Canadian Health Services Research Foundation - "Politics, Policy and Practice: research for change in Canadian healthcare"
"European Higher Education Reforms: Threats and Benefits from the Bologna Accord"
"Guiding the Expansion of Graduate Education in Ontario: Observations and Lessons"
"Canada and the United States: Still a 'Special Relationship'?"
"The Engineering and Technology Labour Market Study: An interim report"
"The Strategic Context for International Development: Drivers, Dynamics and Implications for CIDA"
"Will the Doha Round of Global Trade Talks ever end...and who cares?"
"Emerging Issues and the Role of the Parliamentary Budget Officer"
"The International Trade and Financial System: What's next?"
"2008 Sinclair Lecture - New Journey, New Vision, New Promise: Interdisciplinary Health Care in a New Time"
"Obama and the Long Horse Race: Findings from the US National Annenberg Election Survey"
"Social Rights and the New Barbarism: Canada on the 60th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights"
"The Internet and the Presidency: Why American Politics will Never be the Same"
"Innovation, Leadership and Diversity: New Visions for Equity in the Ontario Public Service"
"2008 Don Wood Lecture: A New Role for Labour in Financial Crisis"
"Re-engineering Canada's Aboriginal Affairs"
"Human Resource Management in Government: Some Preliminary Findings"
"The Future of India-Canada Relations and the Role of Shastri Indo Canadian Institute: Perspectives and Reflections"
"The Northern Myths: Implications for policy development in Ontario"
"Bridging Theory and Practice in Democracy Promotion: Some Thoughts for Students and Policy-Makers"
"The Arctic on the Edge: Policy Issues in Canada's Back Yard"
"Government Policy Responses to Environmental Emergencies: Too little or too much?"
"A Canadian Priorities Agenda"
"Public Health and Public Safety: What are the gaps and how do we fill them?"
"An Overview of the Carbon- Pricing/Federalism Nexus"
"Canada's New Immigration Policies: The end of nation building?"