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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 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

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

May 09, 2017

Big cities need new governance

May 9, 2017

Cities should represent progress. More than half of the global population now lives in cities and, according to the World Health Organization, this number continues to climb by 60 million people a year. The urbanization of our world should be a sign of our evolution as a species. But is it? Read More

May 02, 2017

Mature medicare

May 2, 2017

A Prescription for Canada’s 150th

In 1957, Canada was just ten years shy of celebrating its centennial—still an adolescent nation, wrangling with domestic soul-searching and trying to carve out a name for itself in the international community. That year would see government pass the Hospital Insurance and Diagnostic Services Act. Read More