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MLI Recognized as Top Social Policy Think Tank in North America

OTTAWA, ON (July 18, 2018): Last night, the Macdonald-Laurier Institute’s work on criminal justice reform was recognized for its impact in shaping the public discourse, influencing public policy, and producing high-quality thought leadership on this crucial issue. MLI is humbled and honoured to have received the 2018 Prospect Magazine Think Tank Award for Best North […]

by ahnationtalk on July 19, 20185 Views

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Ecofiscal Commission urges governments to make environmental disasters less likely by closing gaps in policy

Ottawa, July 11, 2018—Canada’s Ecofiscal Commission today released a new report, Responsible Risk: How putting a price on environmental risk makes disasters less likely. Environmental disasters — for example, train derailments, tailings pond failures, or oil spills — are infrequent, but also potentially costly. The economic activity that drives our prosperity comes with risk to the environment. […]

by pmnationtalk on July 11, 20189 Views

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MLI impact report, Q1, 2018

At MLI, our goal is always to influence sound federal public policy by ensuring decision makers are informed of the best policy options. Measuring our impact is crucial to measuring our success. In the ​first​ quarter of 201​8​, MLI’s impact was felt particularly on justice issues, security, economic development for Indigenous communities, and Canada-US relations.​ […]

by ahnationtalk on July 3, 201810 Views

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Get to know Canada’s new Indigenous think tank – TVO.org

Ryerson University’s Yellowhead Institute launches this week. We speak to Indigenous education adviser Hayden King about the complex process of reconciliation in post-secondary institutions Jun 05, 2018 Ever since it was voted into federal government in 2015, the Liberal Party has produced a consistent stream of new policy changes and funding announcements for First Nations, […]

by ahnationtalk on June 5, 201810 Views

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Loose Fiscal Controls Lead to Blown Budgets – C.D. Howe Institute

May 10, 2018 – Over the past 15 years, Canada’s federal, provincial, and territorial governments have regularly missed budget spending and revenue targets, with spending overshoots of $69 billion combined. The new report from the C.D. Howe Institute, “Blown Budgets: Canada’s Senior Governments Need Better Fiscal Controls,” reveals a consistent lack of fiscal accountability by […]

by pmnationtalk on May 10, 201814 Views

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Abandoning Trans Mountain harms economic prosperity and climate action: Arthur Hoole for Inside Policy – MLI

The Trudeau government must act deliberately and quickly now to build the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion. The full force of Canada’s constitutional mandate should be brought to bear to make this happen. The project’s support and approval is a key element in advancing Alberta’s Climate Leadership Plan, Canada’s contribution to reduce global greenhouse […]

by ahnationtalk on April 20, 201839 Views

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Gender Inequities Persist in Canadian Post-Secondary Education and the Workforce – The Conference Board of Canada

Ottawa, April 19, 2018 — Although women make up over half of post-secondary graduates, they continue to be underrepresented in senior decision-making roles, certain academic and professional fields, and the workforce. Additional efforts also need to be made to include more Indigenous peoples, people with disabilities, LGBTQ2S, and racialized Canadians. A new report by The Conference Board […]

by pmnationtalk on April 19, 201832 Views

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Reconsidering geography in Canada’s foreign and defence policy: New MLI study

OTTAWA, ON (April 12, 2018): With domestic political stagnation in the US and persistent doubts around Washington’s resolve, it is time to reconsider the role of geography on Canada’s foreign and defence policy, write Andrew Pickford and MLI research associate Jeffrey Collins. MLI’s latest study, Reconsidering Canada’s Strategic Geography, looks to history and the Australian experience in […]

by pmnationtalk on April 13, 201835 Views

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The International Recognition of Indigenous Resource Rights: Coates and Holroyd for Inside Policy – MLI

March 26, 2018. Canadians are slowly getting used to the re-empowerment of Indigenous people and their governments. It has taken a great deal of time to secure the constitutional, political and legal power needed to protect Aboriginal interests. Less noticed is the degree to which Indigenous rights have become a global issue. Taiwan is a […]

by ahnationtalk on March 27, 201831 Views

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Pod Bless Canada Ep. 6 – Canadian History and the Political Uses and Abuses of Memory with Crowley and Patrice Dutil – MLI

Managing Director Brian Lee Crowley and Ryerson University’s Patrice Dutil discuss Canada’s history and its impact on the current political agenda on the latest episode of Pod Bless Canada. Read More: https://www.macdonaldlaurier.ca/ep-6-canadian-history-political-uses-abuses-memory-crowley-patrice-dutil/

by ahnationtalk on March 26, 201824 Views

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