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Primer on the Primaries

February 12, 2016

What are primaries? This week, the Munk School of Global Affairs brought political analyst Henry Olsen to Toronto from Washington D.C. to offer insights.

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Munk students share their big ideas on tackling climate change with Environment Minister

February 10, 2016

The Honourable Catherine McKenna, minister of Environment and Climate Change, recently gave a talk on climate change and a sustainable future at the Munk School of Global Affairs.

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Applying to U of T? Start your journey at Munk!

February 9, 2016

Thinking of attending U of T? Start your journey at the Munk School of Global Affairs...

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Citizen Lab uncovers fitness tracker flaws

February 2, 2016

Many consumers don’t know that strangers can track their fitness devices. A new Citizen Lab report uncovers privacy and security flaws.

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Mapping project paints ‘big picture’ of trade with China

January 26, 2016

The CanAsia mapping project has teamed up with the Canada China Business Council to better track the commercial relationship between Canada and China.

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Matti Siemiatycki: Five ways cities can avoid cost overruns on infrastructure

January 22, 2016

The Institute on Municipal Finance and Governance (IMFG) has issued a report that provides a roadmap for better planning.

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Randall Hansen

Randall Hansen on Canada’s absence from defence talks

January 21, 2016

When Paris hosted a meeting this week to discuss strategy in the fight against ISIS, Canada wasn’t invited. CERES Director Randall Hansen tells U of T News why.

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Ariel Katz, Jim Balsillie, Chrystia Freeland and Dan Breznitz

Experts gather to discuss TPP effects

January 19, 2016

On January 14, the Munk School of Global Affairs and the Faculty of Law hosted a day-long workshop on the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

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Stephen Toope

Stephen Toope co-chairs U of T’s Truth and Reconciliation steering committee

January 18, 2016

The federal Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) has challenged Canadians to engage in an ongoing process of reconciliation and the University of Toronto is answering the call.

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Janice Stein, Dan Breznitz on CBC’s Power & Politics

January 5, 2016

Janice Stein, founding director of the Munk School of Global Affairs; and Dan Breznitz, co-director of the Munk School’s Innovation Policy Lab, were featured on CBC’s Power and Politics on January 4.

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