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briefing note

Western Premier’s Conference: Briefing Note




Sample briefing note drafted for a graduate course on intergovernmental relations. Course simulated a Western Premier’s Conference where I was acting as a senior official from Saskatchewan.

Intergovernmental Relations and Immigration Settlement

Intergovernmental Relations in Immigration and Settlement


Research paper for a graduate course on social policy. Argues municipal and provincial governments should have a greater role in Canadian immigration policy due to the importance of settlement on immigration integration and educational and labour success.

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OREA

Ontario Real Estate Association Blog



Blog posts written for my co-op placement at the Ontario Real Estate Association. Includes topics such as home inspector licensing and CPP enhancements.

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Alcohol should be labelled like the drug that it is: Deadly

Op-ed drafted for a Canadian government course on the public health consequences of alcohol. Op-ed designed in collaboration with University of Alberta design student Jondrei Alcain.

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Counter-reading: Climate change and climate change policy through relationality



Policy paper from a graduate-level Indigenous theory course arguing that international and Canadian efforts to fight climate change are problematic due to their absence of the Indigenous concepts of reciprocal relations and responsibilities.

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Problems and Progress: Analyzing Intermunicipal Collaboration Agreements as complex, tightly coupled systems

Paper exploring the problems municipalities like Sturgeon County may face in developing intermunicipal collaboration agreements, including complexity and tight coupling.

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Research brief: Attitudes towards the carbon tax in Alberta

Research brief written with Dr. Jared Wesley analyzing survey respondents’ views on climate change and the carbon tax.

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Research brief: Separatism in Alberta


Research brief written with Dr. Jared Wesley analyzing survey respondents’ views on Alberta separatism.

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