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Mowat Centre

11 Aug

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Lower Risk, Higher Reward: Renewing Canada’s Retirement Income System

August 11, 2015 | By |

Historically, Canada’s retirement income system (RIS) has done a fairly good job of ensuring that seniors have sufficient sources of savings and income in order to avoid poverty and enjoy a standard of living comparable to that during their working lives. Read More

23 Jun

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Growing Pains: Childcare in Canada

June 23, 2015 | By |

There is strong evidence that effective childcare policies boost employment, reduce gender inequality and promote child development, particularly for struggling families.
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02 Jun

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Unfilled Prescriptions: The Drug Coverage Gap in Canada’s Health Care System

June 2, 2015 | By |

While Canadians have universal access to public insurance that covers hospital and medical care, there is no universal public coverage for the drugs that doctors might prescribe as part of treatment.  Read More

13 May

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Access to Affordable Housing

May 13, 2015 | By |

A place to live is the most significant expense for the average Canadian household.

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13 May

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Employment Skills Training

May 13, 2015 | By |

Many Canadians rely on government-funded programs to help them to upgrade or update their skills when they are out of work.
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