Canadian Public Policy/Analyse de politiques

Public Policy and the Data Revolution

The Canadian Research Data Centre Network is celebrating its 20th anniversary in the month of October with its virtual, free-of-charge conference "Public Policy and the Data Revolution" with 12 sessions and over 50 Canadian and international speakers on economic and social issues. There is also a three-minute thesis competition.


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.


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.

Editorial Office

To contact us, please send an e-mail to Olivier Lebert at