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08 Jun

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Connecting Canadians through a renewable energy supergrid

June 8, 2017 | By |

Just like the rest of the world, Canada faces the big challenge to decrease the carbon emissions that result from our energy use. One way to do this is to produce more low-carbon renewable electricity while at the same time rapidly electrifying other sectors, like heating and transportation. 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 Dec

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Emerging Energy Trends

December 20, 2016 | By |

Regulatory Responses to Ontario’s Energy Future

This report identifies regulatory and policy responses to the advent of an energy future with high levels of distributed energy resources, building on European and U.S. experience responding to this development. Read More

11 Feb

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How the federal government can get more bang for its infrastructure buck

February 11, 2016 | By |

The new federal government has made major commitments to Canada’s infrastructure, including a plan to nearly double spending from $65 billion to $125 billion over the next 10 years.

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02 Dec

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Matthew Mendelsohn at Canada 2020

December 2, 2015 | By |

Mowat’s Director Matthew Mendelsohn discusses the potential of local governments in building Canada’s economic infrastructure and the findings in our research report, From the Ground Up.
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20 May

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Why municipal borrowing is no crisis in waiting

May 20, 2015 | By |

Rarely a week goes by without a prominent columnist or think tank warning of an impending provincial credit crisis.
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04 Feb

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Why Canada needs a Federal Economic Agenda for Ontario

February 4, 2015 | By |

In June 2014, the Mowat Centre convened a group of leaders from Ontario’s key industry and sector organizations to talk about what a federal economic agenda for our province might look like (Read the final report, A Federal Economic Agenda in Ontario).

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22 Jan

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The Federal Economic Agenda for Ontario at the Northern Policy Institute’s Leadership Luncheon

January 22, 2015 | By |

Sunil Johal, the Mowat Centre’s policy director, provides an overview of the Federal Economic Agenda for Ontario in Thunder Bay.

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