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31 May


Regulating in an era of rapid technological change

May 31, 2017 | By |

Governments across Canada are rushing to embrace emerging technologies and their potential to drive job creation, solve thorny problems and improve service delivery. Read More

30 May


Ontario to raise minimum wage to $15 by 2019

May 30, 2017 | By |

Mowat Policy Director Sunil Johal on CBC News Network discussing proposed changes to Ontario’s labour laws. Read More

30 May


Bringing human rights back into balance

May 30, 2017 | By |

The case for social and economic rights in the Charter

With all the commotion around the Charter’s 35th birthday this year, you would be forgiven for thinking that human rights in Canada are a fait accompli. You would also be forgiven for, upon reading the words “human rights” just now, thinking first and foremost of the civil and political rights that our constitution explicitly sets out to define and protect. After all, most conversations around rights in Canada revolve around our civil and political liberties. Read More

30 May


Provincial government to announce new workplace legislation

May 30, 2017 | By |

Mowat policy director Sunil Johal on CBC Radio One Toronto discussing precarious employment and expected changes to Ontario’s labour laws. Read More

29 May


Emerging Energy Trends Conference

May 29, 2017 | By |

A one-day forum exploring the future of energy in Ontario Read More

24 May


An Old Idea is New Again

May 24, 2017 | By |

A Royal Commission on a new amending formula for Canada’s Constitution to fix our fiscal imbalance

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17 May


Cooperation Rather Than Coercion

May 17, 2017 | By |

An Informal Approach to Effective Regional Governance in Canada

For the last few decades, there has been a growing commentary on Canada’s anachronistic approach to its biggest cities. Over the 150 years of our country’s history, our large cities have become economic, social and cultural engines. Read More

16 May


A sum of all fears: How ‘rigid incrementality’ could be the number one threat to infrastructure spending in Canada

May 16, 2017 | By |

After decades of serial neglect, the last two federal budgets have together committed $180 billion over 12 years for investments in Canada’s beleaguered public infrastructure. This is a once-in-a-generation opportunity to address a chronic infrastructure deficit that everyone agrees is a real barrier to our economic growth. Read More

15 May


Video: Morden on CBC discussing his Bold Idea regarding closer ties with the EU

May 15, 2017 | By |

Mowat policy associate Mike Morden on CBC TV’s On the Money discussing his Bold Idea regarding closer ties with the EU. Read More