Latest news and updates on the important work the Institute on Governance is doing with our partners and clients, in Canada and around the world, to advance better governance in the public interest.

National Indigenous Peoples Day and the Importance of Nation-to-Nation Relations

June 21, 2018

National Indigenous Peoples Day is a day for us to recognize and celebrate Canada's First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples - their heritage and their contributions. The IOG is honoured to have hosted a Canada-wide, five-part, dialogue...

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IOG Consulted on Modernization of Law Governing Iraq’s Ministry of Finance

June 18, 2018

During the IOG’s June Mission to Iraq, Iraq and International Governance VP, Sylvain Dubois and Adil Al-Lami, Advisor in IOG’s Baghdad Office met with officials from the Ministry of Finance in Iraq. The Ministry of Finance in Iraq is...

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Eid Mubarak – IOG Celebrates with our Colleagues in Iraq

June 15, 2018

Today, Muslims in Canada and around the world celebrate Eid al-Fitr, also known as the festival of breaking of the fast. It is one of the most important religious holidays in the Muslim community. Eid al-Fitr is a celebration marking the...

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The G7 and International Governance in an Evolving System

June 11, 2018

This past week, Canada hosted the forty-fourth annual Group of Seven (G7) Summit at Charlevoix, Quebec. Canada holds the G7 Presidency for 2018, and is advancing domestic and international priorities framed under the five key themes,...

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IOG Hosts Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami President Natan Obed to the Government of Nunavut Developing Our Policy Skills Program

June 11, 2018

The Institute on Governance (IOG) and Nunavut's Executive and Intergovernmental Affairs welcomed Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami (ITK) President Natan Obed to discuss how to advance and develop innovative policy positions on National Inuit...

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National Release of "The Present and Future State of Synthetic Biology in Canada"

May 1, 2018

As part of the Institute on Governance's continuing work on the governance of innovation and disruptive technologies, the IOG has had the opportunity to work with the exciting new discipline of Synthetic Biology (Synbio). Synbio, also...

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