Class in economics at Mount Allison.


Canadian Public Policy (CPP) is an interdisciplinary program examining economic and social policy in Canada by combining studies in political science, economics, public management, and finance.
Program overview

Faculty: Faculty of Social Sciences
Degree options: BA major; Any degree, minor

Other degree options in the field of public policy:

The Canadian Public Policy program at Mount Allison provides an adaptable and broad knowledge base for students interested in all levels of Canadian-based policy work, giving students a strong foundation in policy analysis and implementation.

Courses in the CPP program are drawn from established courses in economics, political science, and Commerce.

Topics of study include:

  • theories and processes of public policy-making
  • analysis of public policy fields like environment, health, and education
  • political leadership in Canada
  • Canadian federalism and intergovernmental relations
  • Social and legal issues and policies in regional, national, and international contexts
  • organizational behaviour, financial and management accounting
  • calculus and statistics
Find a list of Canadian public policy courses in the academic calendar — Canadian public policy.
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