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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.

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Healthy Data: Key Takeaways

Healthy Data: Key Takeaways

Our health data is going digital. But what if it goes viral?
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Abandoning Silos: Key Takeaways

Abandoning Silos: Key Takeaways

The big and increasingly complex problems faced by governments around the world do not fit neatly into the internal structures
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I read the Terms of Service, so that you don’t have to

I read the Terms of Service, so that you don’t have to

Whenever I open my computer these days, another website wants me to agree to their new terms of service agreement
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The role of procurement in ending long-term drinking water advisories in First Nations communities

The role of procurement in ending long-term drinking water advisories in First Nations communities

Access to safe drinking water was recognized by the United Nations General Assembly as an essential human right in 2010.
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Peering Into The Future: Key Takeaways

Peering Into The Future: Key Takeaways

Many capable leaders serve on non-profit boards. They are aided by a voluminous literature and many training opportunities on effective
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Prescribing Federalism: Key Takeaways

Prescribing Federalism: Key Takeaways

The federal government is deciding how to proceed on national pharmacare. Whatever path it chooses, federal action on pharmacare will
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Sharing the Costs of Cannabis in Canada: Key Takeaways

Sharing the Costs of Cannabis in Canada: Key Takeaways

Cannabis use creates direct costs for governments, especially in the areas of health care and criminal justice. In 2015-16 alone,
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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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