The StrategyCorp Institute of Public Policy and Economy is StrategyCorp’s think tank on innovation in public policy and economics. The Institute aims to provide thoughtful policy ideas that can contribute to the public discourse on topics of importance throughout Canada.

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  • A Review of the 2019 Speech from the Throne
    A Review of the 2019 Speech from the Throne
    December 6, 2019 by
    Four years ago, the brand-new Trudeau government offered a Speech from the Throne focused on a tax cut for the middle class and balancing a clean environment with a strong economy. It promised a new relationship with Canada’s Indigenous Peoples, while collaborating with the provinces. This time,...
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  • Can Airbnb Be Regulated?
    Can Airbnb Be Regulated?
    November 29, 2019 by
    Back in 2017, the City of Toronto passed new bylaws governing the use of short-term housing rentals within the City limits. Colloquially, this became known as the Airbnb by-law. However, the by-law was never implemented as an appeal to the Local Planning and Appeal Tribunal (LPAT) was...
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  • Reforming Support Programs to Cut Hydro Costs
    Reforming Support Programs to Cut Hydro Costs
    November 22, 2019 by
    By Erik De Lorenzi Going into the 2018 election, 61% of Ontarians said that hydro rates would impact their vote. The Progressive Conservative platform seized on this consensus by committing to reduce rates by 12%. Since assuming power, the Ford government has aimed squarely at the cost...
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Intended Consequences

The Official Podcast of the StrategyCorp Institute of Public Policy and Economy

Intended Consequences will feature exclusive interviews with politicians, experts, and interesting guests to explore practical solutions to today’s biggest policy challenges. The podcast will explore well thought out and politically palatable ideas and their impact – ideas that have the intended consequences they are intended to create.

StrategyCorp Institute Editorial Board


Mitchell Davidson
Executive Director

Andrew Steele
Board Member

Shirley Hoy
Board Member

Gabriel Sékaly
Board Member