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15 May

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Canada Should Join the EU (sort of)

May 15, 2017 | By |

Canadians have always aspired to a kind of open, cosmopolitan citizenship. Wilfrid Laurier said freedom was our nationality. Pierre Trudeau declared himself a citizen of the world. Read More

12 May

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Video: Sunil Johal on CBC TV’s On the Money discussing Mowat Regulating Disruption paper

May 12, 2017 | By |

Mowat’s policy director Sunil Johal on CBC TV’s On the Money discussing Mowat Regulating Disruption paper. Read More

11 May

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Regulating Disruption

May 11, 2017 | By |

Governing in an era of rapid technological change

In this report, the Mowat Centre examines the relationship between regulation and innovation in rapidly-changing technological industries. Drawing on extensive interviews with representatives from industry, academia and government, the report analyzes a number of new challenges confronting Canadian policymakers and regulators as they seek to adapt regulatory frameworks for the digital age. Read More

09 May

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Video: Jennifer Keesmat on CBC TV’s On the Money discussing her Mowat Bold Idea

May 9, 2017 | By |

City of Toronto chief planner and executive director Jennifer Keesmat on CBC TV’s On the Money discussing her Mowat Bold Idea on the future of governance and finance in major Canadian cities. Read More

09 May

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Big Cities Need New Governance

May 9, 2017 | By |

Cities should represent progress. More than half of the global population now lives in cities and, according to the World Health Organization, this number continues to climb by 60 million people a year. The urbanization of our world should be a sign of our evolution as a species. But is it? Read More

02 May

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Mature Medicare

May 2, 2017 | By |

A Prescription for Canada’s 150th

In 1957, Canada was just ten years shy of celebrating its centennial—still an adolescent nation, wrangling with domestic soul-searching and trying to carve out a name for itself in the international community. That year would see government pass the Hospital Insurance and Diagnostic Services Act. Read More

26 Apr

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Pricing Outcomes

April 26, 2017 | By |

A Framework for a 21st Century Electricity Market for Ontario

Driven by technological change and government policies, Ontario electricity generation is now dominated by nuclear, hydro, wind and solar. This paper, the latest in Mowat Energy’s On the Grid series, analyzes the impact of this development on the wholesale energy market in Ontario and recommends a path forward for effective continued investment in low-carbon energy generation. Read More

20 Apr

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Policy in a Pub: Is the Ontario workforce ready for the future?

April 20, 2017 | By |

Rapid technological change is disrupting work realities in both obvious and subtle ways. What key skill sets will be essential to success in the increasingly automated and flexible workplace on the horizon? Read More

19 Apr

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Sunil Johal on AM 640’s The Morning Show talking about the future of jobs

April 19, 2017 | By |

Sunil Johal on AM 640’s The Morning Show talking public investment in artificial intelligence and its implications for the future of work. Read More

18 Apr

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Some companies are injecting their employees with microchips

April 18, 2017 | By |

Sunil Johal on CTV’s Your Morning talking about the policy and ethics implications of microchipping employees. Read More