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06 Jun

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Video: Bold Ideas – “The Uber of public policy”

June 6, 2017 | By |

In the latest release in Mowat’s Bold Ideas series, Ted Graham, Head of Open Innovation at General Motors, calls on Canadian governments to embrace disruption and lessons learned through the sharing economy to modernize the policymaking process. 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

13 Apr

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Sunil Johal on The Agenda discussing on-demand public transit

April 13, 2017 | By |

Sunil Johal on TVO’s The Agenda’s panel on Uber and Innisfil partnering to provide on-demand public transit in the town. Read More

21 Mar

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What is a “sharing economy” anyway?

March 21, 2017 | By |

Statistics Canada recently reported that 2.7 million Canadians participated in the “sharing economy” between November 2015 and October 2016 – and spent $1.31 billion doing so. Read More

14 Mar

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The Rise of the Sharing Economy

March 14, 2017 | By |

Exploring standards-based solutions in a changing marketplace

In this report, commissioned by CSA Group to launch their new CSA Group Research Program, the Mowat Centre discusses the growth of the sharing economy and explores the potential for the use of standards-based approaches in the governance of this sector. Read More

14 Mar

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CBC Radio Interview: Stop Calling it the Sharing Economy

March 14, 2017 | By |

Sunil Johal on CBC Radio’s The 180 with Jim Brown explaining why the term “the sharing economy” may not be the most appropriate. Read More

03 Mar

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What to do about Airbnb? Four things Ontario should consider in the move to regulate home-sharing

March 3, 2017 | By |

The rapid growth of the sharing economy has quickly changed the face of several industries, including accommodation. Read More

26 Jan

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Video: CTV Your Morning interview with Sunil Johal on the evolution of the sharing economy

January 26, 2017 | By |

Ben Mulroney chats with Sunil Johal about innovation and fairness in the sharing economy. Read More

19 Aug

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Ride sharing, new tech key to cutting gridlock

August 19, 2016 | By |

Michael Crawford Urban discusses shared mobility and public transit in the GTHA. Read More

19 Aug

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NewsTalk 1010’s Jerry Agar interviews Sunil Johal

August 19, 2016 | By |

Embrace new transit technology or else, a U of T study says. Read More