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

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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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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
September 22, 2014 | Noah Zon, Melissa Molson, Matthias Oschinski

Building Blocks

The Case for Federal Investment in Social and Affordable Housing in Ontario
For one in seven Ontarians at any given time, finding appropriate housing that they can afford is a serious challenge. More

 

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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
August 26, 2014

What is the Council of the Federation, and why should I care?

10 years ago, Canada’s premiers created a new organization for provinces and territories to work together called the Council of the Federation. Here’s the TLDR version of what you need to know about it. More

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September 12, 2014

Federal cuts to small business EI premiums will do little to fix the problems with Employment Insurance – CBC Metro Morning

Mowat Director Matthew Mendelsohn speaks with CBC's Matt Galloway about the recent federal cut to EI premiums for small businesses. 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
September 11, 2014

Mowat Centre welcomes Mike Moffatt as Chief Economist

The Mowat Centre today announced the appointment of Mike Moffatt as the Centre’s new Chief Economist. More

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