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  • Portraits 2017: A Fresh Look at Public Opinion and Federalism

    Portraits 2017: A Fresh Look at Public Opinion and Federalism

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  • Conference recap posts with photos and videos of sessions now available

    Conference recap posts with photos and videos of sessions now available

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  • Balance of Risks: Vertical Fiscal Imbalance and Fiscal Risk in Canada

    Balance of Risks: Vertical Fiscal Imbalance and Fiscal Risk in Canada

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  • The Road to Paris:<br />Navigating the intergovernmental path to our climate commitments

    The Road to Paris:
    Navigating the intergovernmental path to our climate commitments

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Latest Research

December 20, 2017 | Andrew Parkin, Erich Hartmann, Kiran Alwani

Portraits 2017

A Fresh Look at Public Opinion and Federalism

This sesquicentennial year has provided Canadians with an opportunity to celebrate their country’s achievements, to consider how it has changed and to reflect on how it needs to adapt to current and pending challenges. More
December 11, 2017 | Erich Hartmann

Balance of Risks

Vertical Fiscal Imbalance and Fiscal Risk in Canada

Provincial governments have responsibility for delivering most of Canada’s important social programs, whereas the federal government has the discretion to pick and choose how much it wants to spend to support them at any given time. This results in a fundamental imbalance in the amount of “fiscal risk” federal and provincial governments are exposed to. More
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Confederation of Tomorrow 2.0

We would like to thank all our speakers and guests for making this such a memorable and successful conference. Check out our conference recap posts, including photos and videos from conference sessions.

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Media

December 14, 2017

Confederation of Tomorrow 2.0 feature on The Agenda

Coinciding with the Mowat Centre's Confederation of Tomorrow 2.0 conference, The Agenda discusses the challenges of Canadian federation, and the concerns of the various provinces, territories, and Indigenous groups. More

Mowat Opinion

November 29, 2017 | Sunil Johal

Technology will make government as we know it obsolete – and that’s a good thing

Tech advances should prompt government to radically increase efficiency and effectiveness of programs and services. More

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