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  • Mowat Centre’s Trick-or-Treat Index

    Mowat Centre’s Trick-or-Treat Index
    Mowat Centre’s Trick-or-Treat Index finally offers an evidence-based answer to the most important question this Halloween: which neighborhoods offer the richest pickings for sweet-hunting creatures?

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  • Re-energizing the Conversation

    Re-energizing the Conversation
    This report looks at how the public and small consumers can be effectively engaged and represented in the policy, regulatory, and siting areas of energy policy debates to help secure social licence.

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  • International Delivery

    International Delivery
    Policy implementation failures attract international headlines and undermine the credibility of political administrations.

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  • Income Splitting or Trojan Horse?

    Income Splitting or Trojan Horse?
    This Mowat Note looks at an important but unexpected twist in the story of the federal government's income splitting proposal.

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  • From Investment to Impact

    From Investment to Impact
    The NFP Experience with Social Impact Bonds

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October 17, 2014 | Richard Carlson, Eric Martin

Re-energizing the Conversation

Engaging the Ontario Public on Energy Issues
This report looks at how the public and small consumers can be effectively engaged and represented in the policy, regulatory, and siting areas of energy policy debates to help secure social licence. More
September 22, 2014 | Jennifer Gold

International Delivery

Centres of government and the drive for better policy implementation
Policy implementation failures attract international headlines and undermine the credibility of political administrations. More

 

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October 29, 2014

Mowat Centre’s Trick-or-Treat Index

The average 8-year old probably spends little time thinking about urban form or neighbourhood planning. But come October 31st, the night kids turn into candy-crazed zombies and superheroes, children across Toronto will gravitate to neighbourhoods that possess the magic mix of density, walkability and housing stock to yield maximum candy returns. More
September 25, 2014

Five ways that federal decisions make it harder for Ontario to balance its books

The budget presented by Ontario Finance Minister Charles Sousa in July projected a deficit for the seventh year in a row. The province faces difficult choices in order to return to balance. More
September 12, 2014

Youth unemployment in Germany is much lower than in Canada. How do they do it and what can we learn?

Canada’s youth unemployment rate is 13.4%. Ontario’s is 15.8%. Germany’s is 7.8%. Why? More

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October 2, 2014

Executive Researcher, Mowat NFP

Under general guidance from the Mowat Centre’s Director, the Executive Researcher directs and conducts evidence-based research and analysis on structural, foundational, and systemic issues facing the non-profit sector in Canada, with a particular focus on how those play out in Ontario and the GTA. More
July 11, 2014 | Matthew Mendelsohn

Canada’s Finance Minister is entitled to his own opinions, but not his own facts

This week, the National Post published my op-ed addressing recent comments made by Canada’s federal Finance Minister regarding Ontario’s long-standing criticism of federal policies governing fiscal transfers and their impact on Ontario’s balance sheet. More
October 7, 2014

Policy in Precarious Times

Mowat Director, Matthew Mendelsohn joins Steve Paikin and panelists to discuss the changing labour market and the increase in precarious employment. More

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