School of Policy Studies

School of Policy Studies
School of Policy Studies

2019/2020 Policy Talks

Health Policy Lightning Rounds
Mar. 5, 2020
Dr. John Muscedere, Professor, Critical Care Medicine, Queen's University; CEO of Canadian Frailty Network 
Cathy Szabo, President & CEO Providence Care; former CEO Central Community Care Access Centre
Dr. Chris Simpson, Professor of Medicine, Vice-Dean, Faculty of Health Sciences; past President, Canadian Medical Association
Dr. Kieran Moore, Medical Officer of Health, KFL & A; Professor of Family and Emergency Medicine, Queen’s University
Dr. Ian Gilron, Director of Clinical Pain Research and Professor, Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, Biomedical and Molecular Sciences, and Centre for Neuroscience Studies
Rick Chaykowski, Professor and Director, Industrial Relations Program, cross-appointed to Faculty of Law, Queen’s University

Dr. David Walker, Professor, Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine and Policy Studies; Director, Health Policy Council, Queen's University

The Wuhan Coronavirus: Have the lessons learned from SARS helped?
Jan. 30, 2020
Dr. Gerald Evans, Chair of the Division of Infectious Diseases and Professor of Medicine, Queen’s University; Attending Staff, Kingston Health Sciences Centre
Dr. Samantha Buttemer, Family Physician and Resident in Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Queen’s University
Dr. Kieran Moore, Medical Officer of Health, Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington Health Unit; Professor, Emergency Medicine and Family Medicine, Queen’s University
Dr. David Walker, Chair, Ontario Expert Panel on SARS and Infectious Disease Control (2003-4); Professor, Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine and Policy Studies, Queen’s University

Public Health Policy in Action: An Effective Community Response to Elder Care
Jan. 30, 2020
Helen Cooper, President, Oasis Senior Supportive Living Inc.
Vincent DePaul, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences School of Rehabilitation Therapy, Queen's University


Cooperation or Conflict? The Supreme Court as a Policy Actor
Jan. 23, 2020
Kathy L. Brock, Professor and Senior Fellow, School of Policy Studies, cross-appointed to theDepartment of Political Studies, Queen’s University 


Securing Human Rights Through Legislation
Jan. 16, 2020
Grégoire Webber, Canada Research Chair in Public Law and Philosophy of Law, Faculty of Law, Queen's University


Lac-Mégantic: a humble lesson in Public Management
Nov. 21, 2019
Marie-Claude Arguin, former Deputy City Manager - Emergency Management, Lac-Mégantic, QC; Director, Strategy and Architecture, Information Technology Services, Queen’s University; fmr Deputy City Manager - Emergency Management, Lac-Mégantic, QC


The Joys and Tribulations of Minority Government
Nov. 14, 2019
Bob Rae, 21st Premier of Ontario, former Leader of the Liberal Party of Canada, Lawyer, Mediator



The Ontario Clean Water Agency, a Provincial Crown Agency and Trusted Water Treatment Services Provider
Nov. 7, 2019
Wilhelm Rinas, Director of the Legal Services, Procurement and Insurance Group, Ontario Clean Water Agency



Reflections of a former Deputy Minister: Public Policy and Public Administration up close and personal
Nov. 1, 2019
Malcolm Brown, Distinguished Fellow, School of Policy Studies, Queen's University



The Global Refugee Crisis: Lessons Learned from the Syrian Refugee Movement to Canada
Oct. 17, 2019
Naomi Alboim, Distinguished Fellow, School of Policy Studies, Queen's University



No Second Chances for A First Impression: Public Service Election Preparations
Oct. 10, 2019
William Bromm, Executive in Residence, School of Policy Studies, Queen's University



Carbon pricing in Canada: A pre-election primer
Sept. 19, 2019
Warren Mabee, Associate Dean and Director, School of Policy Studies, Queen's University



The international rules-based order: Time for a rethink?
Sept. 13, 2019
Hugh Segal, Matthews Fellow in Global Public Policy, Queen's University; former Head of Massey College