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July 6, 2017 | Sunil Johal

From fail-safe to safe-to-fail

Creating a Ministry of Failure in Canadian government

Failure is not an option for government. Public dollars are at stake. Political leaders expect perfection in program design and policy thinking to preserve their re-election hopes. Civil servants hoping to move up the career ladder are loathe to admit mistakes. Yet, if governments don’t fail sometimes, how can they successfully tackle the cross-cutting, complex issues that increasingly bedevil society? More
June 27, 2017 | Sunil Johal

Video: What if you could take your benefits package with you?

Sunil Johal chats with Peter Armstrong about a portable benefits plan for Canadian workers. More
June 22, 2017 | Elamin Abdelmahmoud

Video: Bold Ideas – Making post-secondary education available at no cost to all Canadians

In the latest release in Mowat’s Bold Ideas series, Buzzfeed’s Elamin Abdelmahmoud proposes making post-secondary education available to all Canadians – at zero cost. More
June 8, 2017 | Richard Carlson

Connecting Canadians through a renewable energy supergrid

Just like the rest of the world, Canada faces the big challenge to decrease the carbon emissions that result from our energy use. One way to do this is to produce more low-carbon renewable electricity while at the same time rapidly electrifying other sectors, like heating and transportation. More
June 7, 2017 | Ted Graham

Video: The Uber of Public Policy with Ted Graham on CBC’s On the Money

Ted Graham, Head of Open Innovation at General Motors, on CBC's On the Money discussing his Mowat bold idea to embrace disruption in modernizing government policymaking. More
June 6, 2017 | Ted Graham

Video: Bold Ideas – “The Uber of public policy”

In the latest release in Mowat's Bold Ideas series, Ted Graham, Head of Open Innovation at General Motors, calls on Canadian governments to embrace disruption and lessons learned through the sharing economy to modernize the policymaking process. More
May 30, 2017

Ontario to raise minimum wage to $15 by 2019

Mowat Policy Director Sunil Johal on CBC News Network discussing proposed changes to Ontario's labour laws. More
May 30, 2017

Provincial government to announce new workplace legislation

Mowat policy director Sunil Johal on CBC Radio One Toronto discussing precarious employment and expected changes to Ontario's labour laws. More