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Prof. Leblanc discusses relationship between share ownership and effective governance

Prof. Leblanc discusses relationship between share ownership and effective governance

SAS Professor Richard Leblanc was recently interviewed in a BNN Bloomberg video titled, “There’s an empirical relationship between share ownership and effective governance”. In the report, LeBlanc, an expert in law, ethics and governance, delves into how when board members have direct ownership in company shares, it gives confidence in the business. Watch the full […]

Prof. Weitzner discusses vulnerability in workplaces

Prof. Weitzner discusses vulnerability in workplaces

SAS Assistant Professor David Weitzner wrote an article that was published in The Conversation, titled “How to encourage vulnerability in the workplace while keeping workers safe”, where he discussed a growing desire for a more “human-centric work environment”. “As we begin to tentatively shape the post-pandemic business world, there is a growing chorus of voices […]

Prof. Rozdilsky discusses Trucker Convoy Protests

Prof. Rozdilsky discusses Trucker Convoy Protests

DEM Professor Jack L. Rozdilsky wrote an article that was published in The Conversation, titled “Canada in crisis: Why Justin Trudeau has invoked the Emergencies Act to end trucker protests”, where he discussed why the prime minister has invoked the act and what it means for the country. “In the end, all disasters are political. […]

Prof. Leblanc discusses CTA’s independence

Prof. Leblanc discusses CTA’s independence

Professor Richard Leblanc was recently featured in multiple publications in a Canadian Press article, discussing how communications between the federal government and the Canadian Transport Agency (CTA) bring into question the regulator’s independence. The Castanet article is titled, “Is the CTA independent?: Emails raise questions about Canadian transportation regulator's independence”. Travelweek published it as “Emails between CTA and […]

Prof. Ufodike discusses Justice Minister suspension after traffic ticket call

Prof. Ufodike discusses Justice Minister suspension after traffic ticket call

SAS Professor Akolisa Ufodike was interviewed for a Toronto Star article titled, “He got a ticket, then called the police chief. But the suspension of the first Black justice minister in Canada is drawing criticism”, where he gave commentary on the difficulties of being Black and a Conservative in Canada in relation to the suspension. […]

Prof. Kennedy discusses COVID-19 policies and vaccine hesitancy

Prof. Kennedy discusses COVID-19 policies and vaccine hesitancy

DEM Professor Eric Kennedy was quoted in an article for CBC, titled “Some feel province leaving at-risk Manitobans to fend for themselves against Omicron”. In the article, Prof. Kennedy discussed how health equity issues must be a priority for governments in regard to COVID-19. "An attempt to try to remove restrictions isn't felt equally by […]

Prof. Rozdilsky discusses how to live in an ongoing disaster

Prof. Rozdilsky discusses how to live in an ongoing disaster

DEM Professor Jack L. Rozdilsky wrote an article that was published in The Conversation, titled “To get through the COVID-19 pandemic, we need to learn how to live in an ongoing disaster”, where he suggests and explores ways the government and everyday Canadians can navigate the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. “Canadians need to rethink their relationship […]

Prof. Leblanc discusses corporate exit surveys and employee outreach amid COVID-19

Prof. Leblanc discusses corporate exit surveys and employee outreach amid COVID-19

SAS Professor Richard Leblanc was interviewed in a video for BNN Bloomberg, titled, “Boards are conducting exit surveys and regular outreach to employees: Corporate governance expert”, where he discussed the difficulties ahead for corporate board members during the pandemic. Leblanc notes in the video employee well-being, cybersecurity and ESG as top concerns for companies. Watch […]

Prof. David Weitzner discusses moving away from management systems in organizations

Prof. David Weitzner discusses moving away from management systems in organizations

SAS Assistant Professor David Weitzner’s article in The Conversation suggests that management in organizations may no longer be pertinent to how different types of institutions are run. “Workers today don’t want to be managed, even benevolently. They want to be partners in co-creation, where all members are empowered to bring their whole selves to the organization regardless of […]

Prof. Glenn McGillivray discusses the causality of the B.C. storms

Prof. Glenn McGillivray discusses the causality of the B.C. storms

DEM Adjunct Professor Glenn McGillivray wrote an opinion piece for the Globe and Mail on Nov. 16, discussing the cause and impact of the storms in British Columbia, particularly the province’s smaller communities, over the last few weeks. “The problem is that small communities don’t have resources that larger ones have. They don’t have an […]