Sunil Johal serves as a fellow to the Public Policy Forum and the Brookfield Institute. From 2012 to 2019 he was policy director at the University of Toronto’s Mowat Centre. In 2019, he was named chair of the Expert Panel on Modern Labour Standards by the federal Minister of Labour.


The policy disconnect on the labour market

If Canada’s Finance Minister tabled a federal budget announce this year a new comprehensive strategy of tax cuts and grants to support farriers, telegraph operators and typesetters, the media and public would be dumbfounded. Why …

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Automation, COVID-19 and the future of work

It seems like every day, we’re seeing new changes that COVID-19 is bringing to the world of work. Firms are choosing to automate and digitize, and they’re turning increasingly to remote and casual work. Policy-makers …

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