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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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Dec 04, 2013

‘What Works’ Livechat on The Guardian with Jennifer Gold

December 4, 2013

Following the release of our research report, Public Service Transformed, The Mowat Centre was invited by the Guardian UK to participate in its Live Q&A on What Works Centres and evidence-based policy making. Mowat’s senior policy associate, Jennifer Gold was on the expert panel for this online discussion.

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Oct 07, 2011

Great Lakes proposal envisions Canadians, Americans working together

October 7, 2011

Mowat Centre Great Lakes research and Mowat policy director Josh Hjartarson cited in Globe and Mail.

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