Fourth Annual Blueprint 2020 National Student Paper Competition Winner Announced | Résultats de la 4e édition annuelle du Concours national d’essais universitaires sur l’avenir de la fonction publique du Canada organisé dans le cadre d’Objectif 2020

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(La version française suit.) The Grand Prize winner of the Fourth Annual National Student Paper Competition is Hope Caldi, for her paper, “Offering a Warmer, Wiser Welcome: Recommendations for Reforming Canada’s Immigration Loan Program”. The Public Choice Award winners of the Fourth Annual Competition are Sarah Evershed and Sadie Harrison, for their paper, “Access Denied: Leveraging Existing Federal Frameworks to Improve ATIP Performance”. For more information, visit the 2016-2017 Essay Competition page. La gagnante du Grand prix de la quatrième édition annuelle du concours national d’essais universitaires est Hope Caldi pour son essai intitulé « Offering a Warmer, Wiser Welcome: […]

Winners announced for 2017 National Public Administration Case Competition! Les gagnants annoncés pour le Concours national des affaires publiques 2017!

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(La version française suit.) Winners announced for this year’s National Public Administration Case Competition! CAPPA and IPAC are pleased to announce the winners of this year’s National Public Administration Case Competition held at Ryerson University’s Department of Politics and Public Administration on Saturday, February 18, 2017. These are: 1st Place: Carleton University (School of Public Policy & Administration) 2nd Place: Université Laval (Departement de science politique) 3rd Place: Simon Fraser University (School of Public Policy) The competition enjoyed success again this year. The competition attracted twelve excellent teams representing universities from across the country. We wish to recognize the special […]

CAPPA statement on US Executive Order on Immigration | Énoncé de l’ACPAP concernant le Décret Présidentiel Américain sur l’immigration

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(La version française suit.) The Canadian Association of Programs in Public Administration (CAPPA) is deeply concerned and troubled with the US executive order that was issued on Friday, January 27, 2017. The executive order bans entry into the United States for 90 days for travelers with citizenship from Iraq, Iran, Somalia, Sudan, Libya and Yemen and bans travelers from Syria indefinitely. Given that our university programs include many international students, and are founded on a strong belief in academic freedom that is fostered through the exchange of knowledge and sharing of best practices and comparative research, we assert that this […]