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  • What <em>The Simpsons</em> tell us about the changing politics of natural resource extraction

    What The Simpsons tell us about the changing politics of natural resource extraction

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  • A Review of the Economic Impact of Energy East on Ontario

    A Review of the Economic Impact of Energy East on Ontario

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  • Like Uber, but for public services

    Like Uber, but for public services

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  • An Open Future:

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    Data priorities for the not-for-profit sector

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  • Policymaking for the sharing economy

    Policymaking for the sharing economy
    Beyond Whack-A-Mole

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March 30, 2015 | Richard Carlson, Rob Dorling, Peter S. Spiro, Mike Moffatt

A Review of the Economic Impact of Energy East on Ontario

As part of its detailed review of the proposed Energy East pipeline project, the Ontario Energy Board asked the Mowat Centre to conduct an analysis of the economic impacts of Energy East on Ontario. More
February 20, 2015 | Jamie Van Ymeren

An Open Future

Data priorities for the not-for-profit sector
The timing is right for the not-for-profit (NFP) sector to plan for its data needs. As governments become more interested in creating effective open data policies, and the not-for-profit (NFP) sector increasingly focuses on outcomes, accountability and impact, NFP data needs will grow substantially. To make NFP goals a reality, governments must engage the NFP sector as a key partner and the sector must be ready to respond with its own priorities and strategies for building its data capacity. More

 

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March 30, 2015

What The Simpsons tell us about the changing politics of natural resource extraction

Public Policy Lessons from The Simpsons #3
This post is part of an ongoing series where we explore policy lessons from The Simpsons. Previous posts have covered infrastructure investment and dental care. More
March 19, 2015

Like Uber, but for public services

The popularity of sharing economy enterprises has exploded because they are delivering services in ways that work well for consumers, offering them convenience and competitive pricing. More
March 12, 2015

Asset Management: An Oral History

A report that the Ontario government is considering selling shares of Hydro One caused us to dust off our laptops and look into the distant past of 2013. We conducted a series of interviews with senior public and private sector executives with extensive experience in the asset management field — whether overseeing public assets, investing in them or advising governments on how to manage them. More

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February 26, 2015 | Kyle Hanniman

Can Canada learn anything from the Eurozone debt crisis?

Canadians like to brag about the strength of our country’s public finances. But a cursory look at government debt reveals that the provinces owe a striking amount of it. This is worrying, as provinces are far more vulnerable to the whims of bond markets than the federal government. More
March 27, 2015

Canadian Energy Strategy

Senior Energy Policy Associate Richard Carlson talks about a possible inter-provincial energy strategy with Amanda Lang on The Exchange. More
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March 30, 2015

What The Simpsons tell us about the changing politics of natural resource extraction

Public Policy Lessons from The Simpsons #3
This post is part of an ongoing series where we explore policy lessons from The Simpsons. Previous posts have covered infrastructure investment and dental care. More

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