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24 Oct 2017

Are self-scanners taking over?

October 24, 2017

Sunil Johal discusses the broader context and implications of automating jobs such as retail cashiers. Read More

11 Oct 2017

AI arms race: The labour costs

October 11, 2017

Sunil Johal on a panel discussing how the rise of artificial intelligence could impact Canada’s workforce and what we need to do to ensure the transition doesn’t leave workers behind as the labour market evolves. Read More

29 Jun 2017

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Future jobs: How we’ll earn a living 150 years from now

June 29, 2017 | By

Canadians have seen the world of work rapidly reshape itself around them in the past 30 years. Globalization, technological change, declining unionization rates and new business strategies are among the forces that have combined to create a labour market characterized by stagnant wages and eroding job quality. Read More

11 May 2017

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Regulating Disruption

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Governing in an era of rapid technological change

In this report, the Mowat Centre examines the relationship between regulation and innovation in rapidly-changing technological industries. Read More

21 Mar 2017

What is a “sharing economy” anyway?

March 21, 2017

Statistics Canada recently reported that 2.7 million Canadians participated in the “sharing economy” between November 2015 and October 2016 – and spent $1.31 billion doing so. Read More