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Nov 26, 2018

Analysing megatrends to better shape the future of tourism

November 26, 2018

In this new research contribution written for the OECD, we deepen our previous analysis of the megatrends affecting the future of tourism. Read More

Nov 20, 2018

Innovation in Evidence Conference Recap

November 20, 2018

Thank you to all attendees of the conference. Conference presentations (where available) are below: Read More

Nov 15, 2018

Innovation in Evidence Conference

November 15, 2018

Join us on November 15th and 16th for a conversation with international leaders and innovators in evidence-informed policymaking together to share emerging trends, discuss lessons learned, and provide fresh insight into the challenges facing policymakers, practitioners, researchers and academics in their quest to determine ‘what works’. Read More

Nov 15, 2018

Evidence that Works

November 15, 2018

Building the Canadian evidence infrastructure for social policy

Canadian governments and their service-provider partners are tackling increasingly complex social problems. Effective solutions will depend on how well they can identify what initiatives are and are not working, and how well the most promising ones can be adapted and scaled up. Read More

Nov 14, 2018

Paths forward to support evidence-informed social policy in Canada

November 14, 2018

Conversation with conference speakers

In advance of our Innovation in Evidence conference, Mowat NFP reached out to six Canadian and International conference speakers — Dr. David Halpern, James Turner, Jon Baron, Diane Roussin, Hanna Azemati and Jonathan Breckon to garner their expertise on a wide-range of topics relating to the role of evidence: Read More

Nov 06, 2018

Sunil Johal on compensating workers displaced by disruptive technology

November 6, 2018

Ridesharing services are disrupting the taxi industry, and now the City faces a $1.7 billion lawsuit. But who is responsible for lost jobs and lost incomes when technology disrupts an industry? Sunil Johal, policy director of the Mowat Centre, explains. Read More

Nov 01, 2018

FAQ: Submitting a proposal for the Research Initiative, Education + Skills

November 1, 2018

Q: How can I submit my application?

A: Thank you for your interest in participating in the Research Initiative, Education + Skills (RIES). The guidelines for the proposal can be found here. Read More

Oct 31, 2018

Andrew Parkin on Employment and Income in Ontario

October 31, 2018

Andrew Parkin is on the Agenda to break down what the data tell us about employment and income in Ontario. Read More

Oct 25, 2018

Innovation in Evidence: Conference Background Paper

October 25, 2018

Strengthening Canadian Efforts to Identify What Works (and What Doesn’t) in Social Policy

The landscape for evidence-informed policymaking is changing rapidly. While important social issues are becoming more complex and entrenched, there exist challenges which impede the generation and adoption of evidence to inform impactful social policy in Canada. Read More