John Richards

LRC Contributor

John Richards, a former member of the Saskatchewan legislature, teaches in the graduate public policy program at Simon Fraser University and holds the Roger Phillips chair in social policy at the C.D. Howe Institute.

Articles by John Richards

  • Spending Power (November 2015)
    Should Canada spend more now, in expectation of better outcomes and cost-of-service savings later?
  • Vision, Reason, Commitment (October 2009)
    A review of Freedom from Want: The Remarkable Success Story of BRAC, the Global Grassroots Organization That’s Winning the Fight Against Poverty, by Ian Smillie
  • Canada’s Candide (October 2007)
    While Calgary wants to govern, Vancouver cultivates its garden.