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19 Sep 2017

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Bridging the Gap

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Designing a Canadian What Works Centre

As demand for evidence-based policymaking increases at all orders of government, Canada must build capacity to generate and mobilize evidence. This paper explores the concept of What Works Centres, independent and non-partisan organizations structured to create, collect and curate evidence on public policy challenges and the success – and failure – of government and community-based interventions. Read More

19 Jul 2017

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Delivering Benefit

July 19, 2017 | By and

Achieving Community Benefits in Ontario

This report examines the key success factors for designing effective community benefits requirements for large transit infrastructure projects and how their success can be monitored, tracked and measured – particularly for targeted training and recruitment initiatives. Read More

25 Jan 2017

Are you being served? Why government service standards matter

January 25, 2017

Governments are facing a crisis of public confidence across the western world. It’s a crisis that played an important role in political upheavals over the last year. Read More

27 Oct 2016

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Unpacking Impact

October 27, 2016 | By , and

Exploring Impact Measurement for Social Enterprises in Ontario

With support from the Ontario Ministry of Economic Development and Growth (MEDG), Mowat NFP developed this report to examine the concept of common impact measurement frameworks and standardization globally, and identify specific opportunities to strengthen impact measurement practices for the social enterprise ecosystem in Ontario. Read More

25 Jul 2016

Canada Needs a What Works Centre. Here’s How We Can Build It.

July 25, 2016

Growing demand for services, reduced fiscal capacity and increased public scrutiny of government spending have led to a spike in the demand for systematic, rigorous evidence in policymaking. Read More

21 Jun 2016

Unpacking Impact Conference

June 21, 2016

A one-day forum for exploring impact measurement for social enterprises. Read More

30 Mar 2016

How can delivery units work in a federation like Canada?

March 30, 2016

The federal government is embarking on an ambitious new mandate with over 300 commitments flowing from its election platform and Ministerial mandate letters. Read More

10 Dec 2015

09 Dec 2015

Mowat Centre Impact Report 2010-2015

December 9, 2015

Mowat Centre’s Impact Report provides an overview of publications, activities and public policy impact from our first five years. Read More

09 Jul 2015

Mowat Centre Annual Report 2015

July 9, 2015

Mowat Centre’s annual report provides an overview of our publications, activities and public policy impact for the 2014-15 year.

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