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27 Apr 2018

Armine Yalnizyan discusses Mowat’s Race to the Top report

April 27, 2018

Armine Yalnizyan explains what people are talking about, and why it’s such a game-changer in how the economy works. Read More

25 Apr 2018

Sunil Johal discusses Mowat’s Race to the Top report

April 25, 2018

Sunil Johal on pushing for an ‘inclusive growth’ agenda. Read More

25 Apr 2018

Armine Yalnizyan and Sunil Johal discuss Mowat’s Race to the Top report

April 25, 2018

Slowth is a new term for a prolonged period of slow to no economic growth. Combined with a rapidly changing digital economy, slowth creates challenge for governments in terms of collecting taxes to service programs and services needed for citizens. Read More

25 Apr 2018

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Race to the top: Inclusive growth is the new growth model

April 25, 2018 | By and

You may not have noticed, but the world is in the middle of a big economic shift, from a race to the bottom to a race to the top. Read More

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

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

30 May 2017

Ontario to raise minimum wage to $15 by 2019

May 30, 2017

Mowat Policy Director Sunil Johal on CBC News Network discussing proposed changes to Ontario’s labour laws. Read More

30 May 2017

Provincial government to announce new workplace legislation

May 30, 2017

Mowat policy director Sunil Johal on CBC Radio One Toronto discussing precarious employment and expected changes to Ontario’s labour laws. Read More

28 Oct 2016

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An era of precarious employment calls for a new social architecture

October 28, 2016 | By and

Recently, Finance Minister Bill Morneau and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau elicited strong reactions by suggesting Canadians need to get used to precarious employment because it’s the new normal. But the reality could be much worse. Read More