Picture of                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Dr. Janice  MacKinnon

Dr. Janice MacKinnon Professor

Research areas

  • Fiscal policy
  • Health policy
  • Federal-provincial relations


  • Order of Canada
  • Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada
  • Canadian Women of Influence 2014 
  • Saskatchewan Order of Merit, 2011

Current courses

  • PUBH 861 - Health, Post-Secondary Education and Social Programs: Funding Structure and Reform
  • PUBH 867 - Health Policy and Politics

Recent grants and awards

  • J. MacKinnon. "Fiscal Policy and Social Policy", Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council. 2002-07

Select publications

  • J. MacKinnon (2016) Sooner, Safer, Smarter: Wait Times in Canada and the Saskatchewan Surgical Initiative, Fraser Institute
  • J. MacKinnon (2014) Health Care Reform from the Cradle of Medicare, McDonald-Laurier Institute (MLI). Please also see this video from the MLI featuring Dr. MacKinnon.
  • J. MacKinnon (2003). Minding the Public Purse: The Fiscal Crisis, Political Trade-Offs, and Canada's Future, McGill-Queen's University Press.
  • J. Potter-MacKinnon (2003). While the Women Only Wept: Loyalist Refugee Women in Eastern Ontario, McGill-Queen's University Press.
  • J. Potter (1983). The Liberty We Seek: Loyalist Ideology in Colonial New York and Massachusetts, Harvard University Press.