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12 Dec 2017

Confederation of Tomorrow 2.0 Conference

December 12, 2017

Join us on December 11-13, 2017 in Toronto for a policy conference, hosted by the Mowat Centre, to assess how provinces can initiate innovative policy responses to the issues shaping Canada’s future. Read More

12 Dec 2017

CoT Conference Recap: Day 1 – Confederation of Tomorrow 50 Years Later – Premiers’ Panel

December 12, 2017

The Mowat Centre’s Confederation of Tomorrow 2.0 conference examined the key issues and emerging challenges that are shaping Canada’s future, and the advantages that provincial leadership offers in addressing them. Read More

12 Dec 2017

CoT Conference Recap: Day 1 – Welcome Address

December 12, 2017

The Mowat Centre’s Confederation of Tomorrow 2.0 conference examined the key issues and emerging challenges that are shaping Canada’s future, and the advantages that provincial leadership offers in addressing them. Read More

11 Dec 2017

CoT Conference Recap: Opening Reception

December 11, 2017

The Mowat Centre’s Confederation of Tomorrow 2.0 conference examined the key issues and emerging challenges that are shaping Canada’s future, and the advantages that provincial leadership offers in addressing them. Read More

06 Dec 2017

Confederation of Tomorrow Conference, 1967, Background Papers

December 6, 2017

Key documents from the original Confederation of Tomorrow Conference. Read More

29 Nov 2017

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

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

27 Nov 2017

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Robarts’ leadership in unifying the country 50 years ago should be celebrated

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The history books will say that the Confederation of Tomorrow conference was about the Constitution, the Quiet Revolution, official bilingualism, or the expansion of provincial powers. But at its heart, the conference was really about two things: leadership and dialogue. Read More

25 Nov 2017

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Talking is the Canadian way of life – we should export it

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Has everyone suddenly forgotten how to negotiate?

Glance at the news headlines, and you’ll find a series of high-stakes talks that are either deadlocked or derailed.

Talks to re-negotiate NAFTA have barely begun and already there are fears that the largest player is about to walk away from the table (or never really wanted to reach a deal in the first place). Read More