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Oct 19, 2016

Ottawa and the provinces must be equal partners on health care

October 19, 2016

Faced with an aging population, it will take increased funding from Ottawa but also better management by the provinces to address Canada’s health care challenges.
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Apr 04, 2016

On Uber, three issues Toronto needs to get right

April 4, 2016

After 18 months, several traffic-halting protests, two court challenges and thousands of water cooler discussions, the moment of truth is near. Toronto’s city council is expected to develop a regulatory framework for taxis and the ride-sourcing company Uber in April.
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Jan 20, 2016

Fiscal transfers are growing. But are they effective?

January 20, 2016

The size of transfer payments can’t tell us if provincial governments are good fiscal managers.

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Dec 16, 2015

Uber ups the ante. So what’s the TTC going to do about it?

December 16, 2015

Uber is courting controversy again in Toronto. It launched a new service called UberHop this week that permits passengers to share a ride between selected downtown locations.

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Nov 17, 2015

The Sharing Economy and Why it Matters for Policy Makers

November 17, 2015

In an article from the Public Sector Digest, Mowat Centre Practice Lead of Intergovernmental Economic & Social Policy, Noah Zon, discusses the sharing economy and what it means for public policy.

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Nov 13, 2015

Trudeau signals his commitment to open government by releasing his ministers’ mandate letters

November 13, 2015

One of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s first responsibilities, even before assuming office last week, was to choose his cabinet ministers and assign them portfolios — a task that garnered a lot of attention given the calibre of the individuals vying for a seat at the cabinet table and the prime minister’s historic commitment to achieving gender parity in cabinet.

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Jun 10, 2015

Getting to yes: Toronto’s legal showdown with Uber

June 10, 2015

Last week an Ontario Superior Court judge heard arguments in a court battle between the City of Toronto and Uber in a case being watched closely by policymakers and regulators from across the country.

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Jun 01, 2015

What will the “sharing economy” mean for health care?

June 1, 2015

Boomers have marveled at the return of bellbottoms, skinny ties, mullets, and moustaches.

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May 20, 2015

Why municipal borrowing is no crisis in waiting

May 20, 2015

Rarely a week goes by without a prominent columnist or think tank warning of an impending provincial credit crisis.
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Feb 26, 2015

Can Canada learn anything from the Eurozone debt crisis?

February 26, 2015

Canadians like to brag about the strength of our country’s public finances.
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