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TLDR

Welcome to TLDR—“too long; didn’t read”—where we provide accessible content that complements our more formal research publications. TLDR provides a digital space for shorter pieces that help readers better understand the policy issues we work on. If you enjoy them, we hope you’ll share them.

Latest TLDRs

Q&A - Blockchain and Public Policy

Q&A – Blockchain and Public Policy

What is blockchain and why is it important for citizens and governments? This Q&A summarizes the findings from Mowat's Inside
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A Fair Fiscal Deal: Key Takeaways

A Fair Fiscal Deal: Key Takeaways

Over many years, the Mowat Centre’s research has documented the fact that Ontarians receive far less in federal spending than
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Where to go in Toronto to watch the World Cup

Where to go in Toronto to watch the World Cup

As you are probably already aware, the FIFA World Cup - the most viewed sporting event on the planet -
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Canada now has better data on skills and labour market outcomes than ever. Why is it so hard to use it?

Canada now has better data on skills and labour market outcomes than ever. Why is it so hard to use it?

It’s a familiar feeling. You need something. You invest resources – time and effort – to get it. You finally
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Federal budget 2018: Now the hard work begins

Federal budget 2018: Now the hard work begins

The 2018 federal budget contained many positives. Action on gender inequality and the gender wage gap, on research underfunding, and
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Getting ahead of the future of work: Focus on the systems, not the skills

Getting ahead of the future of work: Focus on the systems, not the skills

What will the future of work look like?
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What do Ontarians really think about reconciliation?

What do Ontarians really think about reconciliation?

The controversy stemming from the decision of Ontario senator Lynn Beyak to publish comments she received from the public about
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Ontario is transitioning to a green economy. How can we ensure that decent work will be available?

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

Economies around the world are in transition as businesses, citizens and governments embrace new ways of generating growth that put
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