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Apr 18, 2019

Mowat NFP Impact Report 2018

April 18, 2019

January 1, 2018 – April 30, 2019

Mowat NFP’s impact report provides an overview of our publications, activities and public policy impact for the 2018-2019 year.
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Apr 18, 2019

A taxing problem: Canadian cities desperately need new sources of revenue

April 18, 2019

Canada’s municipalities are at the forefront of delivering a growing array of vital services to citizens, ranging from affordable housing, transit and child care to managing more than a trillion dollars of infrastructure. Read More

Apr 16, 2019

Le Canada : rapprochement ou éloignement?

April 16, 2019

Présentation et discussion sur les résultats du sondage phare mené auprès des Canadiennes et Canadiens en 2019 sur la Confédération de demain

Comment les Canadiennes et les Canadiens d’aujourd’hui perçoivent-ils la fédération? Read More

Apr 15, 2019

How Ontario sees the federation, and how the federation sees Ontario 

April 15, 2019

When the results of the 2019 Confederation of Tomorrow survey were released in March, headlines naturally turned to the federation’s traditional hot spots. French-language media focused on the absence of any noticeable warming towards federalism in Quebec, while their English-language counterparts zeroed in on the spike in discontent in the west, and more specifically in Alberta. Read More

Apr 15, 2019

Event: Canada – Pulling Together or Drifting Apart?

April 15, 2019

Presentation and Discussion of the Results of the Landmark 2019 Confederation of Tomorrow Survey of Canadians

How are Canadians today viewing the federation? Are old fault-lines still relevant, and are new fault-lines emerging? Read More

Apr 08, 2019

Jeunes francophones: un réservoir d’appuis potentiels à la souveraineté

April 8, 2019

La Presse présentait récemment les résultats de recherche d’une nouvelle enquête d’opinion publique et en concluait notamment que « les Québécois ne se définissent majoritairement ni comme souverainistes ni comme fédéralistes ». Une analyse fine de ces données révèle toutefois un potentiel majeur d’appuis à la souveraineté chez les jeunes francophones. Read More

Apr 03, 2019

Yes, the country can feel divided, but most of us believe in shared values and federalism, an Environics study finds

April 3, 2019

The political differences across the country – on issues ranging from energy and the environment to immigration and the best way to create jobs – sometimes leave the impression that the country is hopelessly fractured. Yet the findings of our recent 2019 Confederation of Tomorrow survey (one of the largest studies ever conducted of what Canadians think about their federation) show this impression is misleading – at least in part. Read More

Apr 03, 2019

Les différences entre les régions persistent au pays, mais la plupart des Canadiens pensent qu’on peut régler ces questions, selon une enquête d’Environics

April 3, 2019

Les différences politiques au sein du Canada sur des questions allant de l’énergie et l’environnement à l’immigration et à la meilleure façon de créer des emplois donnent parfois l’impression que le pays est totalement fragmenté. Néanmoins, les conclusions de l’enquête La confédération de demain : sondage de 2019 auprès des Canadiens (une des plus vastes études jamais menées sur l’opinion des Canadiens sur la fédération) montrent que cette impression est trompeuse, du moins en partie.
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Apr 02, 2019

Rethinking Municipal Finance for the New Economy

April 2, 2019

While ongoing economic and employment trends are constraining government revenues globally, municipalities in Canada face additional challenges due to their unique governance and fiscal context. Read More

Mar 29, 2019

Committing to Action

March 29, 2019

Next Steps for Canada’s Evidence Ecosystem

How to ensure that social policy decisions are consistently and effectively guided by the best possible evidence? Mowat NFP’s latest report crystalizes the lessons learned from the Innovation in Evidence conference and related research and convening activities to tackle this challenge. Read More