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Mar 07, 2016

Mowat Centre Request for Proposals: Future Drivers and Trends Affecting Energy Development in Ontario

March 7, 2016

Update: Project award

Project components were divided between the following successful bidders:

  • Cynthia Chaplin
  • International Energy Transition GmbH and Meister Consultants Group
  • National Regulatory Research Institute
  • Navigant Consulting Ltd.
  • Sweco International AB
  • Waters Wye Associates Ltd

Mowat Energy is conducting a comprehensive study of emerging trends facing the energy sector, with a focus on the drivers and potential trajectories of energy transformation in Ontario and on the effects of energy transformation on Ontario’s energy sector and beyond. Read More

Feb 11, 2016

How the federal government can get more bang for its infrastructure buck

February 11, 2016

The new federal government has made major commitments to Canada’s infrastructure, including a plan to nearly double spending from $65 billion to $125 billion over the next 10 years.

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Feb 04, 2016

Legalizing marijuana? That’s the easy part. How to regulate it is the bigger challenge

February 4, 2016

Legalizing marijuana in Canada could be both a regulatory minefield and a revenue bonanza for governments. Prime Minister Trudeau has given the Ministers of Justice, Public Safety and Health mandates to “create a federal-provincial-territorial process that will lead to the legalization and regulation of marijuana”. Read More

Dec 23, 2015

Matthew Mendelsohn Leaving Mowat Centre

December 23, 2015

Matthew Mendelsohn will be leaving his position as Director of the University of Toronto’s Mowat Centre. The founding director of the public policy think tank at the School of Public Policy & Governance [SPPG] will be stepping down in January 2016 to take up a position as Deputy Secretary to the Cabinet (Results and Delivery) in the Privy Council Office with the federal government.
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Oct 27, 2015

New report lays out seven policies to steer Canada towards a low-carbon economy

October 27, 2015

In lead-up to UN climate conference in Paris, new federal government must go beyond carbon pricing
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Jul 08, 2015

Mowat announces new research executive leads for Mowat Energy and Mowat NFP

July 8, 2015

The Mowat Centre is pleased to announce two senior appointments to lead the Centre’s Energy and Not-For-Profit research hubs.
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Apr 06, 2015

Mowat Centre presents on Social Finance to House of Commons Standing Committee

April 6, 2015

On March 26, 2015, Mowat Centre Policy Director Sunil Johal and Policy Associate Jamie Van Ymeren provided expert testimony to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities. Their remarks focused on social impact bonds, outcomes-based funding and the role governments can play in providing an enabling environment and supportive infrastructure for social finance and innovative program delivery. These are their opening remarks.

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Sep 11, 2014

Mowat Centre welcomes Mike Moffatt as Chief Economist

September 11, 2014

The Mowat Centre today announced the appointment of Mike Moffatt as the Centre’s new Chief Economist. Read More

May 29, 2014

Labour Market Development Agreements have failed to keep pace with modern Canadian labour markets

May 29, 2014

On May 29, 2014, Mowat Centre Director Matthew Mendelsohn provided expert testimony to a House of Commons Standing Committee, as they study the $2B annual Labour Market Development Agreements. Read More

Jan 23, 2014

Petrocultures 2014

January 23, 2014

One of the key developments shaping social and political debate in Canada in the twenty-first century has been the country’s emergence as an energy superpower.
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