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08 Jun 2017

Connecting Canadians through a renewable energy supergrid

June 8, 2017

Just like the rest of the world, Canada faces the big challenge to decrease the carbon emissions that result from our energy use. One way to do this is to produce more low-carbon renewable electricity while at the same time rapidly electrifying other sectors, like heating and transportation. Read More

07 Jun 2017

Video: The Uber of Public Policy with Ted Graham on CBC’s On the Money

June 7, 2017

Ted Graham, Head of Open Innovation at General Motors, on CBC’s On the Money discussing his Mowat bold idea to embrace disruption in modernizing government policymaking. Read More

06 Jun 2017

Video: Bold Ideas – “The Uber of public policy”

June 6, 2017

In the latest release in Mowat’s Bold Ideas series, Ted Graham, Head of Open Innovation at General Motors, calls on Canadian governments to embrace disruption and lessons learned through the sharing economy to modernize the policymaking process. Read More

Turning a Corner

Laying the Groundwork for Charity Regulatory Reform in Canada

Mowat NFP’s new release, the second in its Enabling Environment series, aims to set the stage for the design of a new legislative framework governing the charitable sector in Canada. Read More

30 May 2017

Ontario to raise minimum wage to $15 by 2019

May 30, 2017

Mowat Policy Director Sunil Johal on CBC News Network discussing proposed changes to Ontario’s labour laws. Read More

30 May 2017

Bringing human rights back into balance

May 30, 2017

The case for social and economic rights in the Charter

With all the commotion around the Charter’s 35th birthday this year, you would be forgiven for thinking that human rights in Canada are a fait accompli. You would also be forgiven for, upon reading the words “human rights” just now, thinking first and foremost of the civil and political rights that our constitution explicitly sets out to define and protect. After all, most conversations around rights in Canada revolve around our civil and political liberties. Read More

30 May 2017

Provincial government to announce new workplace legislation

May 30, 2017

Mowat policy director Sunil Johal on CBC Radio One Toronto discussing precarious employment and expected changes to Ontario’s labour laws. Read More

29 May 2017

Emerging Energy Trends Conference

May 29, 2017

A one-day forum exploring the future of energy in Ontario Read More