Since joining Mowat in 2015, Jordann has contributed to a variety of projects on fiscal federalism, the sharing economy, and the impact of technological innovation on Canada’s labour market and social programs. Prior to this, she spent two years working in the financial sector and ran a pro bono policy consulting firm for non-profit organizations in the GTA. Jordann holds a Master of Public Policy degree from the University of Toronto, and an Honours degree in International Development Studies from the University of Guelph.
Ontario’s Persistent Net Contribution to the Federation
Ontarians have consistently contributed more to the federal government in total tax revenue than they have received in federal spending in return. Using newly-updated StatsCan data, this report undertakes a quantitative analysis of the elements of the federal government’s revenue raising and spending practices to identify which of those elements lead to net contributions or benefits to the federation, with a particular focus on Ontario. More
Recently, Finance Minister Bill Morneau and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau elicited strong reactions by suggesting Canadians need to get used to precarious employment because it’s the new normal. But the reality could be much worse.More
Here at Mowat, we talk a lot about the policy implications of disruptive technologies and ideas. In recent years, we’ve written about how policymakers can prepare for shifting realities and changes on the horizon.More
Chapter From OECD Tourism Trends and Policies 2016
In this research contribution for the OECD's Tourism Trends and Policies 2016, the Mowat Centre discusses the growth of the sharing economy, considers what it means for the tourism sector and assesses key policy implications.More