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  • Call for Proposals: Skills, education & skills development

    Call for Proposals: Skills, education & skills development

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  • Policy in a Pub: Cannabis Legalization in Canada

    Policy in a Pub: Cannabis Legalization in Canada

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  • A Different Ontario: Population

    A Different Ontario: Population

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  • Innovation in Evidence Conference

    Innovation in Evidence Conference

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  • Peering into the Future: Reimagining Governance in the Non-Profit Sector

    Peering into the Future: Reimagining Governance in the Non-Profit Sector

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Latest Research

October 4, 2018

A Different Ontario: Population

Where and with whom do Ontarians live

It is well known that Ontario’s population is aging. But a closer look at census data reveals that Ontario’s population is aging more rapidly in smaller communities, many of which are also losing younger people needed to support local economies and the local services on which aging Ontarians rely. The first report in Mowat’s new A Different Ontario series focuses on key trends and nuances revealed from Census 2016 population data.
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A Different Ontario

This series of reports takes a close look at data from the 2016 Census to chart the most important trends and to discuss their implications for policymakers. Many of the Census results, such as those related to aging or diversity, have been widely reported. But a closer look at the data reveals both trends that have been overlooked and important nuances that merit more attention from policymakers and the public.

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Call for Proposals

RIES is seeking research projects regarding the state of skills and skills development in Canada within three areas of focus: equity, the future of work, and what skills matter. The research reports generated from this competition, 15-20 pages in length, are expected to make fresh contributions to policy research and policy development. An honorarium of $7,000 will be provided to successful applicants.

Deadline for submissions is Friday, November 9th 2018, 4 PM EST.

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TLDR

Peering Into The Future: Key Takeaways

Peering Into The Future: Key Takeaways

Many capable leaders serve on non-profit boards. They are aided by a voluminous literature and many training opportunities on effective governance, and by numerous efforts to define effective governance models, functions and frameworks.
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Prescribing Federalism: Key Takeaways

Prescribing Federalism: Key Takeaways

The federal government is deciding how to proceed on national pharmacare. Whatever path it chooses, federal action on pharmacare will need to carefully consider its interactions with an existing landscape of provincial programs.
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Media

Sunil Johal on Poverty Reduction

Sunil Johal on Poverty Reduction

Mowat's Sunil Johal joins a panel of experts on The Agenda to discuss poverty reduction strategies following the cancellation of the Basic Income Pilot.
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Events

Policy in a Pub: Cannabis Legalization in Canada – What’s Next?

Policy in a Pub: Cannabis Legalization in Canada – What’s Next?

Cannabis is set to be legally available across Canada on October 17th. Legalization will address many of the shortcomings of the current policy framework, but will in turn create a series of new challenges.
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Mowat Opinion

What the rise of the trillion dollar tech company means for policymakers

What the rise of the trillion dollar tech company means for policymakers

The ascent of Amazon and Apple into the trillion dollar valuation club is a landmark corporate achievement. Together, these two firms are worth as much as the annual gross domestic products of Spain and Switzerland combined. But, beyond the accolades, what does the rise of these digital titans mean for policymakers?
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