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My name is Ryan Banfield. I am a Canadian federal public servant, a writer and a passionate follower of all things political.
Please enjoy my works listed below and my story on the “About” page. Also, feel free to reach out and I would be happy to talk with you about whatever you want to discuss.

Ryan’s Relevant Works and Appearances

This table displays all of Ryan’s published writings and podcast episodes relating to politics, government affairs and other topics from 2019 onwards. This table also displays a selection of other works such as relevant school papers and videos relating to politics.

DateRyan’s work, contribution or appearanceItem
2024-4-3AppearanceThe Hill Times: Parliamentarians dive into the future of the news media at April 8 roundtable
2024-4-1AppearanceThe Hill Times: NDP MP Idlout to talk about Indigenous resurgence and reconciliation at uOttawa on April 2
2024-3-13AppearanceCanada NewsWire: Maxime Bernier Among Panelists Sharing Vision of a More Just Canada for All
2023-12-10Ryan’s WorkOn the Global Forces That Contribute to Homelessness In Canada
2023-12-8AppearanceLa Rotonde: Survol de l’AG, des motions et de la gouvernance du SÉUO
2023-12-1AppearanceThe Fulcrum: What you missed at the 2023 UOSU Autumn General Assembly
2023-9-30Ryan’s WorkMedium: Hope Is Not Lost: Why the Next Few Years Will Create a Great Opportunity to Fight Homelessness in Canada
2023-7-16Ryan’s WorkMedium: The Call to Action: A Short List of Potentially Effective Ways to Become Involved in the Fight Against Homelessness
2023-7-9Ryan’s WorkMedium: Explaining Built for Zero: The Approach to Homelessness Policy That Is Shaking Up the Field
2022-6-13Ryan’s WorkWhy Extremist Political Parties Typically do not Win Seats in Canadian Parliament
2022-4-18Ryan’s WorkMedium: Chansons pop qui changent brusquement d’ambiance dans leurs refrains : pourquoi certaines sont géniales et d’autres pas
2022-3-4Ryan’s WorkYouTube: Breana Dog Campaign Vid (FR)
2022-3-4Ryan’s WorkYouTube: Breana Dog Campaign Vid (EN)
2021-11-26AppearanceLa Rotonde: L’option de note satisfaisant/non satisfaisant : une fausse bonne idée ?
2021-11-17AppearanceThe Fulcrum: Max Zimmerman, Gulliver’s omnibus motion and Banfield’s motion to alleviate pressures from grades the highlights from UOSU’s 2021 FGA
2021-11-17AppearanceLa Rotonde: Une Assemblée générale haute en couleurs pour le ​​SÉUO
2021-11-15AppearanceUOSU Fall General Assembly 2021
2021-11-15Ryan’s WorkMotion 10.3: Affirming Freedom and Promoting Transparency (pages 7-8, 18-19)
2021-11-15Ryan’s WorkMotion 10.2: Pressuring the University of Ottawa to Reduce the Pressure of
(pages 5-7, 16-18)
2021-07-12Contribution — article written by Quinn SamThe Fulcrum: Letter to the Editor: Why homelessness is rarely a major topic during election campaigns
2020-12-24Ryan’s WorkMedium: The Recent History of uOttawa Undergraduate Tuition
2020-11-24Ryan’s WorkPAP 2300 Final Essay
2020-8-9Ryan’s WorkCivNews: Monologue: What I Learned from Researching Ontario’s Undergraduate Tuition
2020-7-28AppearanceYoung Money with Tracey Bissett: EP151 Milli Moves: Financial Fitness Tips from Postsecondary Podcasters Paris Grant & Ryan Banfield
2020-7-21Ryan’s WorkCivNews: News: 7.21.2020
2020-6-18Ryan’s WorkCivNews: Interview with Abraham Litwin-Logan on Climate Change and Environmental Policies
2020-6-17Ryan’s WorkSubmission to the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology’s study on the Canadian Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic
2020-6-1Ryan’s WorkCivNews: Interview with Avia Amon and Kennedy Onyechie on Youth Political Involvement
2020-5-16Ryan’s WorkCivNews: Interview with Kayley Ting on the Integration of Technology into Healthcare
2020-5-4Ryan’s WorkCivNews: Interview with Charley Dutil on How COVID-19 has Changed Canadian Politics
2020-5-1Ryan’s WorkCivNews: News: 5.1.2020
2020-4-26Ryan’s WorkCivNews: News: 4.26.2020
2019-11-29Ryan’s WorkMaking a Case for Computer Generated Imagery in Movies
2019-11-10Ryan’s WorkThe Fulcrum: U of O Students who Serve Reflect on Remembrance Day
2019-11-3Ryan’s WorkThe Fulcrum: Grammy-Nominated Guitarist Discusses Mental Health and Music
2019-10-10Ryan’s WorkThe Fulcrum: Ottawa-Vanier PPC Candidate Looks to Confront Opioid Crisis
2019-10-9Ryan’s WorkThe Fulcrum: Ottawa-Vanier Independent Candidate Wants to See Change in Voting System
2019-10-9Ryan’s WorkThe Fulcrum: Ottawa-Vanier NDP Candidate Focuses on the Future Generation
2019-10-8Ryan’s WorkThe Fulcrum: Ottawa-Vanier Communist Party Candidate Looks to Fight Poverty, Tax the Rich
2019-10-8Ryan’s WorkThe Fulcrum: Ottawa-Vanier Liberal Candidate Looking for Reelection
2019-10-8Ryan’s WorkThe Fulcrum: Ottawa-Vanier Green Party Candidate Looks to Reduce Poverty, Homelessness
2019-9-20Ryan’s WorkThe Fulcrum: FulcFit Food Series: Hunger Crusher Smoothie


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