In 19th-century England, a group of textile workers and weavers went on a rampage, destroying industrial equipment and machinery. They were known as the...Read More Managing the risks and opportunities of job automation
How much will jobs change due to technological advancements in machine learning and artificial intelligence? Recent national and international reports suggest that specific job...Read More Will automation worsen job prospects for vulnerable workers?
The recent closure of the GM Oshawa plant has both nothing and everything to do with climate change. Nothing, in the sense that any...Read More GM and Canada’s transition to a zero-emissions fleet
In October and November 2018, Ontario’s government asked Ontarians for ideas as it crafts a new made-in-Ontario climate change plan. We need one that...Read More Ontario can rise to the challenge of climate change
Le 24 octobre 2018, le Protecteur du citoyen du Québec publiait un rapport faisant état d’importantes lacunes dans les services éducatifs reçus par les...Read More L’éducation au Nunavik : un rapport à prendre au sérieux
There has been a lot of talk about getting rid of birthright citizenship in Canada and the United States. President Trump recently announced he...Read More Revoking birthright citizenship would affect everyone
Headlines about the changing nature of work, automation, and the threat of worker displacement have become hackneyed, and the underlying challenges they point to...Read More Look to existing models to prepare workers for the future
Artificial intelligence has long captured people’s imaginations, inspiring curiosity, fear, hope and awe. When Star Trek’s android character Data debuted on the screen, he...Read More Canada needs comprehensive AI policy framework