Katherine E. Todd is a Senior Editor and former Junior Research Fellow at the NATO Association of Canada. They are currently pursuing a master's of public policy and working as a research assistant at the University of Toronto’s Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy, serving a Sub-Lieutenant in the Royal Canadian Naval Reserves, and volunteering as the Policy Chair for the Scarborough Southwest Electoral District Association and as a Junior Associate with the Consulting Careers Initiative at the Munk School. In 2022, Katherine was the host of a podcast called Voice Above where she’s interviewed expert guests about current affairs including the Governor General of Canada, a delegate at the Oxford Diplomacy and Geopolitics Forum and North American and Arctic Defense Security Network’s Emerging Leaders Week, and a journalist for the Varsity Newspaper’s Comment, Arts and Culture, and Features sections. In May, she graduated with high distinction from the University of Toronto with a Bachelor of Arts with honours, specializing in political science and minoring in public law.
Katherine's research interests are cyber, Arctic, space, and national security, privacy, property, and constitutional rights, group identity politics, migration studies, and intergovernmental relations in Canada.
You can connect with Katherine at firstname.lastname@example.org or https://www.linkedin.com/in/kate-e-todd/.
How much do you know about money laundering in Canada? In this infographic Katherine E. Todd
shares 9 key facts about money laundering like how much money is laundered in Canada, how it happens, and what the government has done to stop it.
Artificial intelligence is a rapidly advancing technology that influences much of daily life in economically advanced countries. It has the ability to benefit a wide range of industries, from internet-based businesses to weapons manufacturers; however, applications of AI is not without risks.
Warming climates, emerging natural resources, and intensifying geopolitical threats have made the Arctic an area of great political tension, but Canada does not yet have a strategy to deal with these challenges. Can the country afford to lag behind other Arctic and “Near-Arctic” states in planning for the future of its security?
Inequality, legacies of colonialism, and a lack of modern infrastructure cause residents of Canada’s Arctic to experience higher rates of food insecurity than the rest of the country. Canada needs to create a comprehensive Arctic strategy that addresses food insecurity, the factors contributing to it, and the growing international tension in the Arctic.
Money laundering is rampant in Canada. The recent Cullen Report exposes the breadth and depth of money laundering in the country and offers potential policy solutions.
To read more about Canada’s correctional system and wrongful conviction, check out Katherine E. Todd’s article: Milgaard, the Hip, and Wrongful Conviction
there are institutions focused on Arctic issues, and what the threats are to the Arctic.
Milgaard’s case highlighted the need for justice reform in Canada and abroad; his death serves to remind us that this type of reform still hasn’t happened.
Canadian’s reliance on the internet and the amount of personal data stored there creates data privacy concerns that the government ought to remedy.
Although quantum computing offers exciting new ways to predict, compute, and simulate data, their potential ability to decipher passwords make them an emerging threat to the security of individuals and states; the international ‘arms’ race for quantum technology raises questions about how to educate the public about these inventions and regulate them.