Josh Hjartarson is a previous Policy Director at the Mowat Centre. He received a Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Toronto in 2005. Since then, he has lectured extensively in comparative and Canadian politics, including here at the U of T. His book on financial sector reform, "Foreign Banks and Financial Reform," was published in 2009. Josh also brings policy and management experience from the public sector, having served in various positions with the Government of Ontario in Intergovernmental Affairs, Cabinet Office and the Ministry of Finance. Prior to beginning his Ph.D., he lived in Central Europe and worked for Bank Austria in its financial markets research division.
The Final Recommendations of the Mowat Centre EI Task Force
The paper proposes a blueprint for a strengthened national program to support the unemployed. Its recommendations focus on the architecture of support for the unemployed and the principles that should drive reform.
This report from the Mowat Centre and the School of Public Policy & Governance at the University of Toronto, supported by KPMG, is intended to help facilitate informed, strategic, long-term decision-making in healthcare in Canada. More
In June 2011, the Mowat Centre and the Brookings Institution convened leaders from the government, business, labour, non-profit, and academic communities, from both Canada and the US, to identify ways to collaborate across the border and ensure the prosperity and sustainability of the region.