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Government departments are organized vertically, but solving big societal challenges requires horizontal collaboration. Three case studies show it can be done.

Government departments are organized vertically, but solving big societal challenges requires horizontal collaboration. Three case studies show it can be done.

When the Mowat Centre recently asked public servants to identify the greatest challenges they face, most did not name big
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Three ways public servants can break down silos and collaborate horizontally

Three ways public servants can break down silos and collaborate horizontally

Governments around the world are struggling to solve urgent problems like homelessness and climate change. While the size and complexity
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Countries must protect workers from technological disruptions. Here’s how.

Countries must protect workers from technological disruptions. Here’s how.

As heads of the world’s leading economies gathered in Buenos Aires for the Group of 20 summit last week, one
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GM’s closing is a warning shot: Canada’s not ready for the age of disruption

GM’s closing is a warning shot: Canada’s not ready for the age of disruption

General Motors’ move to cease production at its Oshawa plant at the end of 2019 will put more than 2,500
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What the rise of the trillion dollar tech company means for policymakers

What the rise of the trillion dollar tech company means for policymakers

The ascent of Amazon and Apple into the trillion dollar valuation club is a landmark corporate achievement. Together, these two
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National pharmacare has to overcome intergovernmental hurdles. Can it?

National pharmacare has to overcome intergovernmental hurdles. Can it?

How much Canadians pay for prescription drugs depends very much on where they live. Middle-income residents of Prince Edward Island
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How unfair is Ottawa to the provinces? Equalization isn’t the half of it

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

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