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  • Bridging the Gap:<br /> Designing a Canadian What Works Centre

    Bridging the Gap:
    Designing a Canadian What Works Centre

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  • TLDR: Q&A Session on the “Gap”

    TLDR: Q&A Session on the “Gap”

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  • We’re speaking more languages, but is our landscape more diverse?

    We’re speaking more languages, but is our landscape more diverse?

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  • Emerging Energy Trends: Conference Outcomes Report

    Emerging Energy Trends: Conference Outcomes Report

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  • How to Build a Skills Lab:<br />A New Model of Institutional Governance in Canada

    How to Build a Skills Lab:
    A New Model of Institutional Governance in Canada

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Latest Research

September 19, 2017 | Joanne Cave, Kent Aitken, Lisa Lalande

Bridging the Gap

Designing a Canadian What Works Centre

As demand for evidence-based policymaking increases at all orders of government, Canada must build capacity to generate and mobilize evidence. This paper explores the concept of What Works Centres, independent and non-partisan organizations structured to create, collect and curate evidence on public policy challenges and the success - and failure - of government and community-based interventions. More
August 2, 2017 | Mowat Centre

Emerging Energy Trends: Conference Outcomes Report

Regulatory Responses to Ontario’s Energy Future

On May 29, 2017, Mowat Energy hosted an international conference exploring the future of energy in Ontario. This outcomes report is a comprehensive rendition of the proceedings of the conference which includes a detailed description of the discussions that occurred and the panel responses to the very helpful questions from the floor. In addition, links to the Conference Agenda and Speaker Bios, and a video of the entire conference are included in the Appendix. More

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AUGUST 24, 2017

Q&A Session on the “Gap”

The “gap” is a dollar figure that seeks to measure a province’s aggregate net fiscal contribution or benefit vis-à-vis the rest of the federation. The federal government collects financial resources from its myriad revenue sources. It then allocates these resources to individuals, governments, institutions and corporations across the country, through an array of federal programs and transfers, to achieve various policy outcomes.

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Media

August 2, 2017

Men will lose the most jobs to robots, and that’s ok

Sunil Johal discusses automation and the future of work on AM640's The Morning Show. More

Mowat Opinion

August 9, 2017 | Andrew Parkin

We’re speaking more languages, but is our landscape more diverse?

Each fresh wave of results from the 2016 Census brings a new appreciation for Canada’s deepening diversity, and last week’s release is no exception. As of 2016, 23 per cent of Canadians have a language other than English or French as their “mother tongue.” That figure rises to 29 per cent in Ontario and a remarkable 47 per cent – almost one in two – in Toronto. More

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