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30 Mar

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How can delivery units work in a federation like Canada?

March 30, 2016 | By |

The federal government is embarking on an ambitious new mandate with over 300 commitments flowing from its election platform and Ministerial mandate letters.
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13 Nov

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Trudeau signals his commitment to open government by releasing his ministers’ mandate letters

November 13, 2015 | By |

One of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s first responsibilities, even before assuming office last week, was to choose his cabinet ministers and assign them portfolios — a task that garnered a lot of attention given the calibre of the individuals vying for a seat at the cabinet table and the prime minister’s historic commitment to achieving gender parity in cabinet.

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27 May

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Hardest Places to Live Data Release

May 27, 2015 | By |

Earlier this month we published our analysis of the Hardest Places to Live in Canada.

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17 May

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Mapping a shortcoming in Canada’s statistical data

May 17, 2015 | By |

Mowat’s Mark Jarvis discusses the insufficient statistical data available for the mapping of Canada’s Hardest Places to Live.
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07 May

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Where Are the Hardest Places to Live in Canada?

May 7, 2015 | By |

In June 2014 the New York Times’ “Upshot” published a striking map depicting the hardest places to live in America.

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20 Feb

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An Open Future

February 20, 2015 | By |

Data priorities for the not-for-profit sector

The latest Mowat NFP Sector Signal examines the open data opportunity for the NFP sector and outlines the conditions that must be considered and developed in order to effectively meet the sector’s data needs. Read More