Queen's Policy Review

Queen's Policy Review


Issue 1, Volume 8 (Summer 2017) 

Canada at 150 and Beyond: Charting Progress and Emerging Challenges


Charting Change amidst the Canadian Sesquicentennial  [PDF 700 KB]
Kripa Abraham Koshy, Mark Gulla, Co-Editors-in-Chief     



Stimulating Aboriginal Electoral Participation [ PDF 750 KB ] 
Joshua Shapiro (McGill University)  

Lesbian Invisibility in Quebec's Domestic Violence PolicyPDF 800 KB ]
Leanne Letourneau (Concordia University)

​The Evolution of the Canada Pension Plan  PDF 925 KB ]
Dajean Lacasse (Queen's University)       

Living on the Edge  [ PDF 1.5 MB ]
Robert Catherall (University of British Columbia)   

Getting Beyond Boom and Bust  [ PDF 1000 KB ] 
Don Couturier (Queen's University)  

The Changing Landscape of Health Emergency Management  [ PDF 800 KB ]
Nicole Spence (University of Victoria)

​The Broader Benefits  PDF 850 KB ]
Molly Graham (Carleton University)       

Making Lyme Disease Law  [ PDF 800 KB ]
Melanie McPhail (Western University)   

Bridging Physicians and Patients with Social Media  [ PDF 800 KB ] 
Scarlett Kelly (Dalhousie University)  


Issue 7, Volume 7 (Spring 2016) 


Canada in Transition: Policy Challenges and Opportunities for Canadian Governments [PDF 184 KB] - Ismael Bandekhodaei Diaz, Editor-in-Chief    


A Civic Senate for a New Era [PDF 335 KB] - Nick Vlahos (York University)  

Addressing Housing-Induced Poverty: Vancouver [PDF 575 KB] - Julia Chappaz (Dalhousie University)

​P3 Infrastructure Project Bundling [PDF 600 KB] - Luke Tincknell (Queen's University)       

Redefining Terms of Commitment: The Canadian Public Administration and Web 2.0 [PDF 439 KB] - Amanda Fone (University of Toronto)   

Communicating in the Dark [PDF 473 KB]Alexandra Wright (Queen's University)        

Issue 6, Volume 6 (Winter 2015) 


The Policing of Socioeconomic Status: How Changes Associated with Neo-liberalism Contribute to Social Inequality [PDF 244 KB] - Michael Scarpitti (Queen's University) 

Subsequent Entry Biologics: Federal and Provincial Policy Considerations in Canada [PDF 447 KB] - Bradley Henderson (Queen's University)

The Successes and Shortcomings of Aboriginal Groups in the Courts: The Need for Negotiation over Litigation [PDF 549 KB] - Daniel Ruberto (Queen's University)     Policy Report on Kitimat LNG Treatment Facility & Pacific Trail Pipelines [PDF 635 KB] - Adam Walter (Queen's University) 

Issue 5, Volume 5 (Summer 2014)


Maternal Health Without Abortion: Dubious Development or an Ethical Policy? [PDF 121 KB]- Marianne Poirier (Norman Paterson School of International Affairs) 

Towards a Paradigm Shift in International Development: Discourses, Norms, Practices [PDF 181 KB] - Maïka Sondarjee (Université de Montréal) 

Working the Dark Side: Torture and Economic Development [PDF 159 KB]  - Michael Scott (Queen's University) 

Reforming the Local Food Act [PDF 156 KB] - Matthew Stanton (Queen's University)

Issue 4, Volume 4 (Winter 2014)


'CITIZENSHIP THEATRE': Refugee Claimants, Security, and Performing Citizenship at the Immigration and Refugee Board [PDF 180 KB] - Samantha Jackson (McMaster University)

Stabilizing Minority Governments: A Review [PDF 167 KB]- Jonathan Lang (Université de Montréal) 

State Feminism in Ortega's Nicaraugua [PDF 177 KB]- Raly Chokorova (Queen's University)

The Reality of Organ Donation: Family Consent Represents a Loss of Patient Autonomy and is a Barrier to Increasing Donation Rates [PDF 125 KB] - Melissa Preece (Queen's University)

Issue 3, Volume 3 (Fall 2013)


Comprehensive Land Claims in British Columbia: A Worthwhile Pursuit? [PDF 164 KB]- Jacqueline Lemieux (Concordia University)

The Marginalization of Long-Term Care in Canadian Federal Policy Making [PDF 147 KB] - Amy Twomey (Trent University) 

The Russian Space Industry at 56: A Canadian Opportunity [PDF 157 KB] - Mark Walker (Carleton University) 

Thinking About Thinking in Policy Decisions: The Need for New Approaches [PDF 174 KB] - Sara McPhee-Knowles (University of Saskatchewan) 

Issue 2, Volume 2 (Fall 2011)


A Question of Accountability: Is Question Period in Canada Working? [PDF 115 KB] - Andrea Ulrich (University of Regina)

Carbon Pricing, Fairness, and Fiscal Federalism: A Cost-Sharing Proposal for Canada [PDF 140 KB] - Monica Tang (Carleton University, Freie Universitat Berlin)

Canada's Policy Framework for the Utilization of Internationally Educated Nurses [PDF 116 KB]- Glenn Horne (Carleton University)

Inuit Food (In)Security in Canada: Assessing the Implications and Effectiveness of Policy [PDF 175 KB]- Hilary Fergurson (Ryerson University)

Regulating Nonpoint Source Pollution in the Ottawa River Watershed [PDF 141 KB]- Alex Carr (Carleton University)

Getting Ottawa on Track: An analysis of Two Light-Rail Proposals [PDF 168 KB]- Alex Carr (Carleton University)

Issue 2, Volume 1 (Winter 2010)


Wicked Policy Matters [PDF 67 KB]- Tyler Meredith and Anxhela Peco, Co-Editors-in-Chief


Ethical Decision-Making in Cancer Treatment [PDF 123 KB] - Diane Zdybal (Queen's University)

Issues of Liability During the Post-Abandonment Phase of Carbon Capture and Storage [PDF 210 KB] - Cayley Burgess (University of Toronto)

International Perspectives on Guaranteed Annual Income Programs [PDF 129 KB] - Melissa Martin (Queen's University, Osgoode Hall Law School/Schulich School of Business)

Disaggregating Responsibility: Epistemic Communities and the Political Response to the Obesity Epidemic [PDF 170 KB] - Meghan Spilka O'Keefe (University of Ottawa)

Issue 1, Volume 1 (Spring 2010)


Foreword: The Queen's Policy Review Joins the Fray [PDF 335 KB] - Philippe Mineau, Editor-in-Chief


Economic Sanctions: An Effective Tool of Foreign Policy Statecraft? [PDF 453 KB]- Lauren van den Berg (Carleton University)

Women, Peace and Security: Examining the Impact of Resolution 1325 on UN Disarmament and Demobilization Programs [PDF 619 KB]- Lauren Rutherford (University of Ottawa)

From Women to Children: Reframing Child Care in Canada [PDF 457 KB] - Julie Amoroso (Queen's University)

High-Speed Rail in the Quebec-Windsor Corridor: A Case for Public Investment [PDF 436 KB]- Perrin Valli (Queen's University)

High Time for Change: A Sound, Humane, and Fiscally Responsible Marijuana Policy for Canada [PDF 499 KB] - Natassia Ciuriak (Carleton University)

Book Review

"The Wrong Plan for Canada's Right": Blueprint for a Conservative Revolution by Tasha Kheiriddin and Adam Daifallah [PDF 361 KB]- Jasmine Gujral (Queen's University)


The Masters in Industrial Relations Mentorship Program [PDF 327 KB]