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22 Feb 2017

Health care is about sharing risk. Federalism in Canada should be too.

February 22, 2017

Universal health care in Canada is strongly attached to Canadian values such as equity, fairness and solidarity. Read More

14 Feb 2017

Technology is disrupting the energy sector. What does this mean for consumers and what should be done about it?

February 14, 2017

Technology is disrupting many economic sectors, from transportation to media – and the energy sector is not immune. Read More

08 Feb 2017

Video: The future of work discussion on CBC’s On The Money

February 8, 2017

Sunil Johal talks automation in the workplace with Peter Armstrong. Read More

26 Jan 2017

Video: CTV Your Morning interview with Sunil Johal on the evolution of the sharing economy

January 26, 2017

Ben Mulroney chats with Sunil Johal about innovation and fairness in the sharing economy. Read More

26 Jan 2017

Andrew Parkin Appointed Director of the Mowat Centre

January 26, 2017

TORONTO – The University of Toronto’s School of Public Policy and Governance (SPPG) today announced the appointment of Andrew Parkin as the new Director of the Mowat Centre.
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25 Jan 2017

Are you being served? Why government service standards matter

January 25, 2017

Governments are facing a crisis of public confidence across the western world. It’s a crisis that played an important role in political upheavals over the last year. Read More

10 Jan 2017

BNN Interview: Discussing Uber’s new rider data

January 10, 2017

Uber, the driver-for-hire service, announced on Sunday that it would release rider data for city planners to study. But Sunil Johal, Policy Director at the Mowat Centre questions whether the data will truly be a useful tool or if it’s just a PR move by Uber. Read More

20 Dec 2016

When it comes to health care, the federal and provincial governments are arguing over growth rates. Here’s why that’s the wrong conversation.

December 20, 2016

Canada’s federal and provincial governments failed to reach a long-term agreement on health care funding in Ottawa yesterday. Time will tell whether this failure represents an impasse, or just one of many rounds of negotiation to arrive at a mutually agreeable settlement. Read More

Emerging Energy Trends

December 20, 2016 | By , and

Regulatory Responses to Ontario’s Energy Future

This report identifies regulatory and policy responses to the advent of an energy future with high levels of distributed energy resources, building on European and U.S. experience responding to this development. Read More

19 Dec 2016

Evidence-based New Year’s Policy Resolutions for Canada in 2017

December 19, 2016

As we approach Canada’s 150th anniversary, we can take pride in how far we’ve come as a country. We’ve connected a vast, sprawling and culturally diverse territory into a strong, inclusive and vibrant country and one of the world’s most prosperous and multicultural nations. Read More