Recent Submissions

  • SIPP Policy Dialogue Number 18 Spring 2008 

    MacIvor, Heather; Bell, Patricia; Norman, Ken; Whyte, John D.; Ward, Lee; Marchildon, Gregory P.; Marshall, Jim; Conway, John; Rocan, Claude; Martens, Patricia J.; Kluger, Joseph; Hedlund, Dave (Saskatchewan Institute of Public Policy, 2008)
    Last issue, I reflected a little on the meaning of the word “dialogue.” Trying to define the word “policy” much less reflecting on its deeper meanings and nuances is much more difficult in part because almost every ...
  • SIPP Policy Dialogue Number 17 Winter 2008 

    Whyte, John D.; Irvine, Andrew D.; Smith, David E.; Elliott, Patricia W.; Albritton, William L.; Schwartz, Sheldon; Bonli, Rupal; Marchildon, Gregory P.; Diaz, Polo; Sauchyn, Dave; Lapp, Susan; Hurlbert, Margot; Cameron, Dan (Saskatchewan Institute of Public Policy, 2008)
    The title of this periodical is Policy Dialogue. It could just as easily have been Policy Debate but that would have been inconsistent with the purpose and spirit of this publication. Debate is, generally, a zero-sum ...
  • SIPP Policy Dialogue Number 16 Fall 2007 

    Pardy, Bruce; Whyte, John D.; Steeves, Larry; Lewis, Steven; Walker, Allan; Mitchell, Graeme G.; Driedger, Otto; Marchildon, Greogory P.; Elliott, Patricia W.; Rigby, George (Saskatchewan Institute of Public Policy, 2007)
    On Sept 1st of this year, I was appointed Director of SIPP. I am delighted to once again be back in an organization with which I have long had an affiliation. I was a member of the original board of directors; later, I ...
  • SIPP Policy Dialogue Number 15 Spring 2007 

    Leeson, Howard; Marchildon, Gregory P.; Elliott, Patricia W.; Larsen, Ken; Whyte, John D.; Irvine, Andrew D.; Marshall, Jim; Kumar, Malreddy Pavan; Wiseman, Nelson; Burch, Fred; Chartrand, Paul; Peach, Ian (Saskatchewan Institute of Public Policy, 2007)
    Welcome to the latest issue of SIPP’s Policy Dialogue. We have always sought to foster public policy debate on a variety of issues and I am pleased that, in the case of two of our articles, that dialogue is happening ...
  • SIPP Policy Dialogue Number 14 Winter 2007 

    Bell, Patricia; Whyte, John D.; Axworthy, Chris; Smith, David E.; Burch, Fred; Penikett, Tony; Marshall, Jim; Charlebois, Sylvain; Langenbacher, Wolfgang; Paul, Linda; Poitras, Derek; Furtan, Hartley (Saskatchewan Institute of Public Policy, 2007)
    It would seem a federal election is in the air. While in their early days, the federal Conservatives approached the task of governing from a fairly rigid, even ideological, perspective, their governing style has become ...
  • SIPP Policy Dialogue Number 13 Fall 2006 

    Burch, Fred; Whyte, John D.; Smith, David; Peach, Ian; Driedger, Otto; Crowley, Brian Lee; Fafard, Patrick (Saskatchewan Institute of Public Policy, 2006)
    With the arrival of autumn, the policy community is active once again. Our university partners are abuzz with students and faculty, the House of Commons has begun its autumn sitting, and the Saskatchewan Legislature will ...
  • SIPP Policy Dialogue Number 12 Spring 2006 

    Maxwell, Judith; Richards, John; Peach, Ian; Smith, David E.; Marchildon, Gregory P.; Marshall, Jim; Morgan, Jeremy; White, Jodi; Olfert, Rose; Fulton, Murray; Fontaine, Lorena; Whyte, John; Johnston, Elsa; Clay, Sharon; Mahmood, Nasir; Peel, Alyssa (Saskatchewan Institute of Public Policy, 2006)
    With the arrival of spring, the university community begins to wind down in expectation of the arrival of summer. SIPP, too, has begun to move into summer mode, and our events and publications are giving way to planning ...
  • SIPP Policy Dialogue Number 11 Fall 2005 

    Geisbauer, Andrea; Peach, Ian; Pearson, Erna; Whyte, John D.; Marshall, Jim; Hickey, Daniel; Jaster-Laforge, Karen (Saskatchewan Institute of Public Policy, 2005)
    Justice for All? 1; Director’s Notes 2; SIPP News 3; The Claim of Judicial Activism 4; New Grad School Strong in Public Policy 6; Health Spending in Saskatchewan 7; The Flow of Ideas 8; Youth and the Public Service ...
  • SIPP Policy Dialogue Number 10 Spring 2005 

    Geisbauer, Andrea; Peach, Ian; Pearson, Erna; Whyte, John D.; Hickey, Dan; Jaster, Karen (Saskatchewan Institute of Public Policy, 2005)
    Growing Beyond Our Borders 1; Director’s Notes 2; SIPP News 3; The Politics of Self Government 4; 2005-06 Senior Policy Fellow - Daniel Hickey 6; Weathering the Storm or Reaping a Harvest? 7; SIPP Senior Fellows ...
  • SIPP Policy Dialogue Number 9 Fall 2004 

    Geisbauer, Andrea; Blake, Raymond; Stokes, Janice; Peykov, Pavel; Pearson, Erna; Whyte, John D.; Peach, Ian; Warriner, Bill; Jaster, Karen (Saskatchewan Institute of Public Policy, 2004)
    The Heavy Hand of History 1; Director’s Notes 2; SIPP News 3; New Research Director for SIPP: Mr. Ian Peach 4; Website Makeover and Membership Drive Focuses on Public Policy 6; Weathering the Storm or Reaping the ...
  • SIPP Policy Dialogue Number 8 Spring 2004 

    Geisbauer, Andrea; Blake, Raymond; Stokes, Janice; Peykov, Pavel; Pearson, Erna; Whyte, John D.; Durst, Doug; Green, Joyce; Peach, Ian; Warriner, Bill; Jaster, Karen (Saskatchewan Institute of Public Policy, 2004)
    SIPP Marks New Era in Intergovernmental Relations in Canada with National Conference 1; Director’s Notes 2; SIPP News 3; From Political Theory to Policy Practise 4; Striking a Balance 6; SIPP and the National Association ...
  • SIPP Policy Dialogue Number 7 September 2003 

    Geisbauer, Andrea; Blake, Raymond; Stokes, Janice; Peykov, Pavel; Pearson, Erna; Allan, John; Whyte, John D.; Romanow, Roy; Bilson, Beth; Wardhaugh, Robert; Durst, Doug; Peach, Ian; Seidler, Lindsay (Saskatchewan Institute of Public Policy, 2003-09)
    SIPP Symposium Explores the ‘E’ Dimension of Governance in the Twenty-First Century 1; Director’s Notes 2; SIPP News 3; Special Article: Dr. John R. Allan 4; Aboriginal Persons with Disabilities: A Public Policy Gap ...
  • SIPP Policy Dialogue Number 6 April 2003 

    Geisbauer, Andrea; Blake, Raymond; Stokes, Janice; Peykov, Pavel; Pearson, Erna; Allan, John; Whyte, John; Bilson, Beth; Wardhaugh, Robert; Green, Joyce; Oliver, Lynn (Saskatchewan Institute of Public Policy, 2003-04)
    Justice Community Gathers to Discuss Change 1; Director’s Notes 2; Stimulating Public-Policy Discussion and Debate, Publications, and Still Ahead This Year 3; Bringing the University of Saskatchewan to SIPP 4; The ...
  • SIPP Policy Dialogue Number 5 September 2002 

    Geisbauer, Andrea; Blake, Raymond; Pearson, Erna; Allan, John; Whyte, John; Wardhaugh, Robert; Green, Joyce; Oliver, Lynn (Saskatchewan Institute of Public Policy, 2002-09)
    Hear our Voices 1; Director’s Notes 2; Upcoming Events, Research in the Works, and Make a Note 3; Constantly Evolving with SIPP Initiatives 4; The Scholar Series - Expert Material, No Tuition 4; Value-for-Money in ...
  • SIPP Public Policy Papers 57 

    McNutt, Kathleen; Carey, Meaghan (Saskatchewan Institute of Public Policy, 2008-06)
    Using information technologies and the Internet to improve communication and service delivery are key processes of government modernization in North America, Europe and parts of Asia. In response to shifting political, ...
  • SIPP Public Policy Papers 56 

    Praud, Jocelyne; Henriques, Karl A. (Saskatchewan Institute of Public Policy, 2008-05)
    This paper examines how and why France and Belgium came to modify their respective constitutions and pass parity laws. The first section analyses French and Belgian women’s acquisition and exercise of political rights ...
  • SIPP Public Policy Papers 55 

    Marshall, Jim; Steeves, Larry (Saskatchewan Institute of Public Policy, 2008-04)
    Within the field of education administration and education policy a substantial body of literature has accumulated on the issue of accountability, especially as manifest in performance measurement and performance management ...
  • SIPP Public Policy Papers 54 

    Weseen, Simon; Olfert, Rose (Saskatchewan Institute of Public Policy, 2008-03)
    Cultural policy has a history of being relegated to secondary importance or being supported in an ad hoc way by governments in many jurisdictions in North America and around the world. This has occurred despite the fact ...
  • SIPP Public Policy Papers 53 

    Bisson, Peter (Saskatchewan Institute of Public Policy, 2008-01)
    This study uses interviews with leaders of faith-based justice groups in Regina to examine how they apply their religious resources for the goal of social change, and in this way make religious faith public. There has ...
  • SIPP Public Policy Papers 52 

    Blake, Raymond (Saskatchewan Institute of Public Policy, 2007-12)
    Family allowances were one of the few programs shared by all Canadian families from 1945 to 1992, and one of the few means of building social cohesion across Canada. Family allowances became embroiled in the minefield ...

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