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  • TLDR: Canada Needs a What Works Centre. Here’s How We Can Build It.

    TLDR: Canada Needs a What Works Centre. Here’s How We Can Build It.

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    TLDR: Will Pokémon Go forever change the face of government?

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  • Community Benefits and Social Procurement Policies

    Community Benefits and Social Procurement Policies

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  • Video: Sharing the Wealth, Unevenly

    Video: Sharing the Wealth, Unevenly

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April 21, 2016 | Nevena Dragicevic, Sara Ditta

Community Benefits and Social Procurement Policies

A Jurisdictional Review

This report reviews community benefits and social procurement policies from around the world and analyzes the successes and challenges of the varied approaches. More
April 7, 2016 | Rob Dorling, Kyle Hanniman

Restoring Water Levels on Lake Michigan-Huron

A Cost-Benefit Analysis

A 2014 report from CGLR and Mowat calculated that if extremely low water levels persisted until 2050, the adverse effects on the Great Lakes economy could reach $18.82 billion (USD). More

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JULY 25, 2016

Canada Needs a What Works Centre. Here’s How We Can Build It.

Growing demand for services, reduced fiscal capacity and increased public scrutiny of government spending have led to a spike in the demand for systematic, rigorous evidence in policymaking. But governments generally aren’t set up to do the work of carefully connecting evidence to policy.

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May 5, 2016

Video: Sharing the Wealth, Unevenly

Mowat's Policy Director, Sunil Johal on The Agenda for a discussion on Venture capital, the sharing economy and the implications for low paying work and a lack of consumer protection. More

Mowat Opinion

April 4, 2016 | Sunil Johal

On Uber, three issues Toronto needs to get right

After 18 months, several traffic-halting protests, two court challenges and thousands of water cooler discussions, the moment of truth is near. Toronto’s city council is expected to develop a regulatory framework for taxis and the ride-sourcing company Uber in April. More

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