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Jun 01, 2017

Turning a Corner

June 1, 2017

Laying the Groundwork for Charity Regulatory Reform in Canada

Mowat NFP’s new release, the second in its Enabling Environment series, aims to set the stage for the design of a new legislative framework governing the charitable sector in Canada. Read More

May 30, 2017

Ontario to raise minimum wage to $15 by 2019

May 30, 2017

Mowat Policy Director Sunil Johal on CBC News Network discussing proposed changes to Ontario’s labour laws. Read More

May 30, 2017

Bringing human rights back into balance

May 30, 2017

The case for social and economic rights in the Charter

With all the commotion around the Charter’s 35th birthday this year, you would be forgiven for thinking that human rights in Canada are a fait accompli. You would also be forgiven for, upon reading the words “human rights” just now, thinking first and foremost of the civil and political rights that our constitution explicitly sets out to define and protect. After all, most conversations around rights in Canada revolve around our civil and political liberties. Read More

May 30, 2017

Provincial government to announce new workplace legislation

May 30, 2017

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

May 29, 2017

Emerging Energy Trends Conference

May 29, 2017

A one-day forum exploring the future of energy in Ontario Read More

May 24, 2017

An Old Idea is New Again

May 24, 2017

A Royal Commission on a new amending formula for Canada’s Constitution to fix our fiscal imbalance

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May 17, 2017

Cooperation rather than coercion

May 17, 2017

An Informal Approach to Effective Regional Governance in Canada

For the last few decades, there has been a growing commentary on Canada’s anachronistic approach to its biggest cities. Over the 150 years of our country’s history, our large cities have become economic, social and cultural engines. Read More

May 15, 2017

Video: Morden on CBC discussing his Bold Idea regarding closer ties with the EU

May 15, 2017

Mowat policy associate Mike Morden on CBC TV’s On the Money discussing his Bold Idea regarding closer ties with the EU. Read More

May 15, 2017

Canada should join the EU (sort of)

May 15, 2017

Canadians have always aspired to a kind of open, cosmopolitan citizenship. Wilfrid Laurier said freedom was our nationality. Pierre Trudeau declared himself a citizen of the world. Read More