Julia joins the Institute as a Policy Analyst with a focus on communications. She studied at the University of Waterloo in a co-operative education program majoring in environment and resource studies. Julia gained work experience in the federal and provincial government, political, private, and academic sectors. She then went on to complete a Masters of Environmental Policy at the London School of Economics, and live in France teaching English in primary school. Since joining the Institue, Julia has worked on cap-and-trade and climate policy, well-being in Ontario, skills and employment programs (forthcoming), and broadening the organization's voice and outreach.
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