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13 Nov 2017

Lyft ride-sharing service expanding to Toronto

November 13, 2017

Sunil Johal discusses the ramifications of the ride-share services’ expansion in Toronto. Read More

13 Nov 2017

Sunil Johal chats with CityNews about Lyft expanding to Toronto market

November 13, 2017

Sunil Johal chats with CityNews about whether the extra choice for consumers will create a competitive landscape in Toronto. Read More

06 Jun 2017

Video: Bold Ideas – “The Uber of public policy”

June 6, 2017

In the latest release in Mowat’s Bold Ideas series, Ted Graham, Head of Open Innovation at General Motors, calls on Canadian governments to embrace disruption and lessons learned through the sharing economy to modernize the policymaking process. 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

13 Apr 2017

Sunil Johal on The Agenda discussing on-demand public transit

April 13, 2017

Sunil Johal on TVO’s The Agenda’s panel on Uber and Innisfil partnering to provide on-demand public transit in the town. 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

The Rise of the Sharing Economy

Exploring standards-based solutions in a changing marketplace

In this report, commissioned by CSA Group to launch their new CSA Group Research Program, the Mowat Centre discusses the growth of the sharing economy and explores the potential for the use of standards-based approaches in the governance of this sector. Read More

14 Mar 2017

CBC Radio Interview: Stop Calling it the Sharing Economy

March 14, 2017

Sunil Johal on CBC Radio’s The 180 with Jim Brown explaining why the term “the sharing economy” may not be the most appropriate. Read More

03 Mar 2017

What to do about Airbnb? Four things Ontario should consider in the move to regulate home-sharing

March 3, 2017

The rapid growth of the sharing economy has quickly changed the face of several industries, including accommodation. Read More

26 Jan 2017

Video: CTV Your Morning interview with Sunil Johal on the evolution of the sharing economy

January 26, 2017

Ben Mulroney chats with Sunil Johal about innovation and fairness in the sharing economy. Read More