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Intergovernmental Economic & Social Policy

The Mowat Centre’s research on intergovernmental economic and social policy looks at issues that matter to Ontarians and to Canadians through the lens of our federal system. Canada’s federal character shapes the economic and social policies that are essential to Canadians’ prosperity and well-being. Our research is focused on informing strong debates and sound decision-making on public policy for our federation. This includes a strong emphasis on Ontario’s unique place in the federation.

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April 25, 2018 | Sunil Johal, Armine Yalnizyan

Race to the Top

Developing an Inclusive Growth Agenda for Canada

Governments around the world are coming to grips with the realization that growth needs to lead to more broadly-shared prosperity. There is a growing recognition that many of the benefits of globalization and free trade policies have not been broadly shared. More

Government Transformation

The Mowat Centre’s government transformation research stream examines how governments can improve their ability to deliver high-quality public services and public policy, even in times of fiscal constraint. Our publications are intended to help facilitate informed, strategic, long-term decision-making in Canada.

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March 8, 2018 | Sunil Johal, Sara Ditta, Jordann Thirgood

Megatrends shaping the future of tourism

In this research contribution for the OECD's Tourism Trends and Policies 2018, The Mowat Centre discusses megatrends affecting the future of tourism. More

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The not-for-profit (NFP) sector is an essential driver of Ontario’s economy and society. Its resilience has emerged as a critical issue for Ontario’s future. In 2012, Mowat established a research hub to look at the NFP sector and to provide evidence-based research and analysis on systemic issues facing the sector in Canada, with a particular focus on Ontario.

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February 6, 2018 | Joanne Cave, Tracey Gyateng, Lisa Lalande, Tris Lumley

Collaborating for Greater Impact

Building an Integrated Data Ecosystem

The latest report from Mowat NFP’s Enabling Environment series analyzes how charities, funders, governments and academic institutions can create a more enabling environment for data collection, analysis and sharing for the charitable sectors in both Canada and the UK. More

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Mowat Energy is a research hub that provides independent, evidence-based research and analysis on systemic energy policy issues facing Ontario and Canada.
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August 2, 2017 | Mowat Centre

Emerging Energy Trends: Conference Outcomes Report

Regulatory responses to Ontario’s energy future

On May 29, 2017, Mowat Energy hosted an international conference exploring the future of energy in Ontario. This outcomes report is a comprehensive rendition of the proceedings of the conference which includes a detailed description of the discussions that occurred and the panel responses to the very helpful questions from the floor. In addition, links to the Conference Agenda and Speaker Bios, and a video of the entire conference are included in the Appendix. More