Canadian Public Policy/Analyse de politiques

Papers for CPP/Adp COVID issue

(submission deadline now past)


Referee of the year

At the meetings of the Canadian Economics Association for 2020, Canadian Public Policy/Analyse de politiques announced its Referee of the Year for 2019 as J. Rhys Kesselman of Simon Fraser University. Professor Kesselman has been a great contributor the journal throughout his career.  In 2019 his participation as a reviewer was particularly outstanding both in quantity and quality.


Vanderkamp Prize

The winner of the Vanderkamp Prize of $2000 for best article in 2019 is "Analysis of Carbon Tax Treatment in Canada's Equalization Program" in the September 2019 issue by Tracy Snoddon of Wilfrid Laurier University and Trevor Tombe of the University of Calgary.

The runner-up is "Employment and Job Search Implications of the Extended Weeks and Working While on Claim Pilot Initiatives" in the June 2019 issue by Stéphanie Lluis of the University of Waterloo and Brian McCall of the University of Michigan.

Aims and Scope

Since 1975, Canadian Public Policy has been the foremost peer-reviewed journal examining economic and social public policy issues in Canada. It is directed at a wide readership including policy researchers, decision makers and advisers in governments, businesses, unions, non-government organizations and universities. CPP  is available in print and online.

From the beginning the journal was intended to be multidisciplinary.  It was founded as a separate charitable organization by the Canadian Economics Association with other sponsoring organizations the Canadian Political Science Association, the Canadian Association of Law Teachers, the Canadian Sociology and Anthropology Association, the Canadian Association of Geographers, the Canadian Association of Schools of Social Work, the Institute of Public Administration of Canada, the Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, and the Canadian Association for Business Economics.

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