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  • TLDR: What will the future of work look like?

    TLDR: What will the future of work look like?

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  • Portraits 2017: A Fresh Look at Public Opinion and Federalism

    Portraits 2017: A Fresh Look at Public Opinion and Federalism

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  • Conference recap posts with photos and videos of sessions now available

    Conference recap posts with photos and videos of sessions now available

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  • Balance of Risks: Vertical Fiscal Imbalance and Fiscal Risk in Canada

    Balance of Risks: Vertical Fiscal Imbalance and Fiscal Risk in Canada

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December 20, 2017 | Andrew Parkin, Erich Hartmann, Kiran Alwani

Portraits 2017

A Fresh Look at Public Opinion and Federalism

This sesquicentennial year has provided Canadians with an opportunity to celebrate their country’s achievements, to consider how it has changed and to reflect on how it needs to adapt to current and pending challenges. More
December 11, 2017 | Erich Hartmann

Balance of Risks

Vertical Fiscal Imbalance and Fiscal Risk in Canada

Provincial governments have responsibility for delivering most of Canada’s important social programs, whereas the federal government has the discretion to pick and choose how much it wants to spend to support them at any given time. This results in a fundamental imbalance in the amount of “fiscal risk” federal and provincial governments are exposed to. More
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Confederation of Tomorrow 2.0

We would like to thank all our speakers and guests for making this such a memorable and successful conference. Check out our conference recap posts, including photos and videos from conference sessions.

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JANUARY 16, 2018

Getting ahead of the future of work: Focus on the systems, not the skills

What will the future of work look like? If we can understand the ways in which technology, demographic and economic trends will reshape labour markets, we will have a better understanding of what we should be emphasizing in our educational and training systems to be as well-prepared as possible for tomorrow’s world. Rapid advances in artificial intelligence and robotics have, in particular, created a new momentum to understand exactly how widespread the impacts of technology will be on jobs.

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Media

January 11, 2018

How soon will we see driverless cars?

Earlier this week the provincial government proposed changing the rules of it’s 10 year automated vehicle pilot project. How soon could Ontario drivers find themselves in driverless cars? More

Mowat Opinion

November 29, 2017 | Sunil Johal

Technology will make government as we know it obsolete – and that’s a good thing

Tech advances should prompt government to radically increase efficiency and effectiveness of programs and services. More

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