SPRING 2020

A Checkpoint in China

COVID-19 Arising: Lessons in Proactive Response in East Asia

Warren Parker and Jill Barclay
In China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and South Korea, a combination of disciplined and proactive responses led to early containment of initial COVID-19 outbreaks.

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The Post-COVID-19 Economy: Financing Canada’s Leadership in Sustainable Energy

Jatin Nathwani and Raynier Ramasra
The politicians and policy makers who will be tasked with addressing Canada’s future fiscal situation likely have not yet begun their careers.

Cyclists

The Significant Insignificance of International Sport in a Global Crisis

Tim Elcombe
The inherent socio-political tension of sport — that it simultaneously matters and doesn’t matter — is never more apparent than times like the current COVID-19 crisis.

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In the Aftermath of COVID-19: Policy Implications for Canada

Ann Fitz-Gerald*
The COVID-19 global pandemic has reinforced the need for today’s policy to address humanity’s future critical challenges.
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COVID-19 and Global Human Health Resources

Margaret Walton-Roberts
The unprecedented global shut-down due to the pandemic of COVID-19 is exposing public health system weakness globally.
Power lines and towers

Coronavirus, Climate and a Clean Energy Transition: Is Resiliency Achievable?

Jatin Nathwani
In the seeds of this current tragedy lies a historic opportunity for Canada to transition to a low-carbon energy economy — away from dependence on the oil and gas sector.