There is a near consensus on two facts about Senate reform: that the Senate is in need of fundamental reform, and that such reform is exceedingly difficult to achieve. Many have been searching for some middle ground between doing nothing...
In recent years, Canada’s exchange rate has been at historically high levels. There are differing views on the extent to which this high exchange rate...
This Mowat Note examines the balance between what Ontarians pay to the federal government and the amount returned in services and transfers to Ontario and Ontarians.
This first Sector Signal from Mowat NFP looks at the current climate of fiscal restraint, and the implications for that part of the NFP sector that provides government services.
In the fifth paper in the Fiscal Transfers Series, Matthew Mendelsohn argues that Canada’s system of fiscal arrangements is misaligned with current economic realities.
This Shifting Gears report evaluates one of Canada’s most innovative integration schemes–the ongoing initiative in Ontario’s Peel Region–and identifies the possibilities and challenges presented by service integration.
Analysis and Opinion
According to the Harper government’s recent Budget, thousands of jobs are going unfilled due to... Read More
A debate has been raging in the City of Toronto about building a casino.
Opponents say that a casino... Read More
Susan McIsaac & Matthew Mendelsohn
There has been a growth in precarious work in Ontario in the past decade. This affects us all. Beyond... Read More