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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

Governing the Future: The need for standards for digital labour platforms

Governing the Future: The need for standards for digital labour platforms

In recent years, digitization has transformed our lives in significant ways – from the way we shop, to how we
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Governing the Future: Creating standards for artificial intelligence and algorithms

Governing the Future: Creating standards for artificial intelligence and algorithms

The use of artificial intelligence (AI) and algorithms is spreading rapidly across sectors. This includes areas as diverse as immigration
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Governing the Future: Better data governance requires better standards

Governing the Future: Better data governance requires better standards

The generation and use of big data – and its role in the economy and across society – is growing
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How Ontario sees the federation, and how the federation sees Ontario 

How Ontario sees the federation, and how the federation sees Ontario 

When the results of the 2019 Confederation of Tomorrow survey were released in March, headlines naturally turned to the federation’s
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Committing to Action: Key Takeaways

Committing to Action: Key Takeaways

Today’s major social policy issues - from homelessness to early childhood development - rely on evidence-informed policies and practices to
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Come federal budget time, spare a thought for Canada’s unprincipled transfers

Come federal budget time, spare a thought for Canada’s unprincipled transfers

The federal government will issue its 2019 budget on March 19th. As always, the majority of federal spending will come
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Creating a Positive Sharing Economy: Lessons from Amsterdam and Seoul

Creating a Positive Sharing Economy: Lessons from Amsterdam and Seoul

Just under a year ago, car-sharing service Car2Go suspended operations in Toronto, frustrating the 80,000 Torontonians who used the service.
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The horizontal collaboration toolkit

The horizontal collaboration toolkit

In an era when the most significant challenges facing many governments, such as climate change and homelessness, require coordinated responses
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