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  • A Federal Economic Agenda for Ontario

    A Federal Economic Agenda for Ontario

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  • Anchor Institutions

    Anchor Institutions

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  • One of Toronto’s most powerful tools to address poverty is also the most overlooked

    One of Toronto’s most powerful tools to address poverty is also the most overlooked

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  • Community Benefits Agreements

    Community Benefits Agreements

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  • Renewing Canada’s Social Architecture

    Renewing Canada’s Social Architecture

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  • Better Collaboration for Better Government

    Better Collaboration for Better Government

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August 24, 2015 | Nevena Dragicevic

Anchor Institutions

By every standard measure, Ontario is a prosperous province. As recently as 2012, Ontarians experienced the highest increase in average household wealth in Canada – eight per cent over the previous year. Households in the Toronto Region fared even better, growing their wealth more than nine per cent to achieve an average household net worth of $617,000.1 A majority of Ontario’s 13.6 million residents enjoy an enviable standard of living. More
August 24, 2015 | Andrew Galley

Community Benefits Agreements

Over the next decade, Ontario will invest billions of dollars in infrastructure ranging from transit expansion to new roads and repairs to existing bridges. Cities and towns across the province will also see an influx of public and private capital in land developments designed to meet housing demand and build up underused areas. All of these investments are poised to create substantial new wealth and strengthen the provincial economy. More

 

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August 27, 2015

One of Toronto’s most powerful tools to address poverty is also the most overlooked

Toronto is consistently rated as one of the best places to live in the world, yet access to opportunity and good jobs is highly unequal. More
July 7, 2015

Better Collaboration for Better Government

Collaboration is a powerful concept in the public sector – often talked about and highly valued, but rarely achieved. More
June 18, 2015

The 50% tax tipping point: Fact or fiction?

One of the policy ideas getting more attention as the federal election approaches is the role of tax reform in generating revenue and correcting income inequality in Canada. More

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June 10, 2015 | Noah Zon, Sunil Johal

Getting to yes: Toronto’s legal showdown with Uber

Last week an Ontario Superior Court judge heard arguments in a court battle between the City of Toronto and Uber in a case being watched closely by policymakers and regulators from across the country. More
July 9, 2015

What to do about Uber

Mowat's Policy Director Sunil Johal discusses the challenges Toronto faces when trying to balance the interests of the taxi cab industry and the ride sharing service Uber with Matt Galloway. More
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August 27, 2015

One of Toronto’s most powerful tools to address poverty is also the most overlooked

Toronto is consistently rated as one of the best places to live in the world, yet access to opportunity and good jobs is highly unequal. More

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