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19 Oct 2017

Ontario is transitioning to a green economy. How can we ensure that decent work will be available?

October 19, 2017

Economies around the world are in transition as businesses, citizens and governments embrace new ways of generating growth that put less strain on the planet. Read More

11 Oct 2017

Video: Jobs in the Green Economy

October 11, 2017

Sunil Johal discusses Mowat and Smart Prosperity Institute’s Decent Work in the Green Economy report, released earlier that day.
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Decent Work in the Green Economy

As Ontario and other provinces move toward a greener economy, policymakers should consider the implications of these changes on employment opportunities, and particularly opportunities for decent work. Decent Work in the Green Economy, a new report from the Mowat Centre and Smart Prosperity Institute, explores this challenge. The report identifies where workers might be vulnerable to disruption, and considers where policy intervention may be beneficial. Read More

09 Jun 2017

Why does decent work in the green economy matter?

June 9, 2017

If the right policies are not put in place through the green transition, we will have missed a vital economic and environmental opportunity: to draw upon the diverse skills and perspectives of all Ontarians to solve today’s pressing challenges. Read More

11 Nov 2015

Climate talks heat up

November 11, 2015

The Broadbent Institute’s Executive Director, Rick Smith, discusses a low-carbon Canada and the Mowat Centre-Broadbent Institute joint report, Step Change, with Bruce Sellery on The Exchange.

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27 Oct 2015

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Step Change

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Federal Policy Ideas Toward a Low-Carbon Canada

This Mowat Centre-Broadbent Institute joint report looks at policies in addition to carbon pricing that the federal government could introduce to help Canada reduce its greenhouse gas emissions. Read More

27 Oct 2015

New report lays out seven policies to steer Canada towards a low-carbon economy

October 27, 2015

In lead-up to UN climate conference in Paris, new federal government must go beyond carbon pricing
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23 Feb 2012

New Mowat Centre Research Note

February 23, 2012

The New Ontario: The Shifting Attitude of Ontarians Toward the Federation.

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