Author Archives: Saul Schwartz

About Saul Schwartz

Professor School of Public Policy and Administration Carleton University Ottawa, ON K1S 5B6 Canada

The New College Compact: Would It Work in Canada?

Hillary Clinton last week announced her plans to deal with a major election issue in the US – the record-breaking level of student loan debt. Her plan, called the New College Compact, is an effort to eliminate the need for … Continue reading

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Against Financial Literacy

Last week, Canada’s latest financial literacy strategy, Count Me In, Canada, appeared, begging the question of how many more cross-country consultations, expert advisory panels and aspirational proposals we will have to endure. Likely many more. Two points must be understood. … Continue reading

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The Labour Market Experience of Postsecondary Graduates with Disabilities

by Saul Schwartz and Jennifer Stewart from the School of Public Policy and Administration at Carleton University In many ways, it has become easier for people with disabilities to succeed in higher education. For those with physical disabilities, modern technology … Continue reading

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CETA: Compensation for the Increase in European Exports of Cheese to Canada?

As part of the recent trade agreement that Canada and the European Union announced in October of 2013, the annual amount of cheese that EU countries will be able to export to Canada will increase by 17,700 metric tons. Under … Continue reading

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Newfoundland Holds Some Cards in CETA Dispute with the Harper Government

The federal government and the government of Newfoundland and Labrador are currently arguing about the nature of an agreement, reached in the spring of 2013, that would compensate Newfoundland for removing its minimum processing requirements (MPRs), something the federal government … Continue reading

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The Newfoundland Fisheries Innovation and Adjustment Fund

Last Tuesday, the Globe and Mail published a story about a $280 million federal contribution to a fund intended to help the fisheries industry in Newfoundland and Labrador. The fund had been promised during the negotiations around the Comprehensive Economic … Continue reading

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Ravens and Redblacks: More on a conflict of interest

On April 17, I raised the question of whether a conflict of interest existed for some Carleton Board of Governors members around the new and expensive parking structure approaching completion on the North end of campus. That parking structure, along … Continue reading

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