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Jul 30, 2018

Robots, Revenues & Responses

July 30, 2018

Ontario and the Future of Work

What effects might artificial intelligence, the sharing economy, and other disruptive technologies have on government revenues? A new Mowat Centre report examines how taxation systems based on residency are ill-suited for a digital, global economy. Read More

Jul 25, 2018

How unfair is Ottawa to the provinces? Equalization isn’t the half of it

July 25, 2018

One unfair fiscal transfer has resulted in Ontarians over-contributing to EI by nearly $12 billion over the last 10 years Read More

Jul 25, 2018

A Fair Fiscal Deal: Key Takeaways

July 25, 2018

Over many years, the Mowat Centre’s research has documented the fact that Ontarians receive far less in federal spending than they send to the federal government in tax revenue. Newly released data again highlights this “fiscal gap” – and shows that it is growing. Read More

Jul 18, 2018

Policy in a Pub: World Cup of Policy

July 18, 2018

Patio Edition

To celebrate summer, the end of the 2018 World Cup and Canada’s successful bid to co-host the 2026 World Cup, the theme for this year’s Mowat Centre Policy on a Patio will be “The World Cup of Policy.” Read More

Jun 20, 2018

Jun 13, 2018

Where to go in Toronto to watch the World Cup

June 13, 2018

As you are probably already aware, the FIFA World Cup – the most viewed sporting event on the planet – kicks off today. Read More

Jun 04, 2018

Canada now has better data on skills and labour market outcomes than ever. Why is it so hard to use it?

June 4, 2018

It’s a familiar feeling. You need something. You invest resources – time and effort – to get it. You finally see it in front of you. You reach for it. And… you realize there’s still a barrier preventing you from grabbing and using it. Read More

May 07, 2018

Mowat Centre Annual Report 2017

May 7, 2018

Mowat Centre’s annual report provides an overview of our publications, activities and public policy impact for the 2016-17 year. Read More

May 02, 2018

Policy in a Pub: A better democracy?

May 2, 2018

Increasing voter turnout and inclusiveness

Ontarians will soon elect their provincial government. It’s a big decision that will impact the province for years, but history suggests that more than 40 per cent of eligible voters will not vote on June 7th. Read More