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Press Releases

26 Jan 2017

Andrew Parkin Appointed Director of the Mowat Centre

January 26, 2017

TORONTO – The University of Toronto’s School of Public Policy and Governance (SPPG) today announced the appointment of Andrew Parkin as the new Director of the Mowat Centre.
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07 Apr 2016

More research, better data required to understand and adapt to climate impacts on the Great Lakes

April 7, 2016

New report from CGLR and Mowat says uncertainty about future water levels and gaps in data affect climate adaptation decisions. Read More

15 Mar 2016

Canada’s overly complex tariff system carries high burden for low return

March 15, 2016

Eliminating majority of import tariffs would boost productivity for relatively low cost. Read More

10 Feb 2016

If governments think regulating Uber is complicated, just wait for self-driving cars

February 10, 2016

New Mowat report says automated vehicles are coming fast and governments need to plan now

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23 Dec 2015

Matthew Mendelsohn Leaving Mowat Centre

December 23, 2015

Matthew Mendelsohn will be leaving his position as Director of the University of Toronto’s Mowat Centre. The founding director of the public policy think tank at the School of Public Policy & Governance [SPPG] will be stepping down in January 2016 to take up a position as Deputy Secretary to the Cabinet (Results and Delivery) in the Privy Council Office with the federal government.
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27 Oct 2015

New report lays out seven policies to steer Canada towards a low-carbon economy

October 27, 2015

In lead-up to UN climate conference in Paris, new federal government must go beyond carbon pricing
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08 Jul 2015

Mowat announces new research executive leads for Mowat Energy and Mowat NFP

July 8, 2015

The Mowat Centre is pleased to announce two senior appointments to lead the Centre’s Energy and Not-For-Profit research hubs.
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10 Jul 2014

Not Just Equalization—Many Federal Transfer Programs Fail Basic Tests of Transparency, Efficiency and Fairness, Says New Mowat Analysis

July 10, 2014

A substantial portion of the $163 billion in annual federal transfers to provinces is doled out in ways that fail to meet basic tests of transparency, efficiency and fairness, according to a new study released today by the Mowat Centre.
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26 Jun 2014

Low Water Blues–Economic Fallout from Lower Future Water Levels in the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Region Could Total More Than $18 Billion by 2050

June 26, 2014

If future water levels in the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River remain near the low end of the historic range for sustained periods, the long-term economic impact on the region could reach $18.82 billion by 2050, according to a new Mowat Centre study conducted for the Council of the Great Lakes Region (CGLR).

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28 Apr 2014

Broken System of Federal Redistribution Is Transferring Billions Per Year Away From Ontario

April 28, 2014

Federal programs have not kept pace with Canada’s changing economy

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