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Nov 9, 2016

Mike Moffatt | Trump presidency bad for trade deals that Southwestern Ontario relies on

Last night, Donald J. Trump became the president-elect of the U.S. What does this mean for Canada, and specifically Southwestern Ontario? Assistant Professor Mike Moffatt, Director at the Lawrence Centre, says things aren't looking good.
Oct 25, 2016

Big Idea: Reform Immigration with a Focus on Tradable Sectors

Our immigration recommendations revolve around one core point: the system as a whole needs to make a larger distinction between tradable and non-tradable sectors of the economy, and focus on bringing in workers with skills valued in tradable sectors.
Oct 24, 2016

Big Idea: Create a Parliamentary Coherence Office and Officer

We hear a great deal of what the government should do on innovation, but what should they stop doing? There are any number of policies that, put together, have the unintended consequence of stifling innovation.
Oct 7, 2016

Being Innovative

Mike Moffatt will speak about Canada's innovation agenda at the 3rd Annual Canada 2020 Conference on November 3-4, 2016.
Oct 6, 2016

Regulations and Food Processing

Lawrence Centre Director, Mike Moffatt, and Fellow, Félix Boudreaux, will present at Ontario's Tri-National Agricultural Accord on October 26, 2016 in Niagara Falls.
Oct 5, 2016

Basic Income Guarantee

On October 5th, the Northern Policy Institute held a conference on Basic Income Guarantee in Sudbury, Ontario. Mike Moffatt was on hand to deliver his perspective on the potential economic and social impacts of a basic income guarantee in Ontario.
Sep 22, 2016

Celebration for Paul Boothe

Lawrence Centre Directors Mike Moffatt, Dianne Cunningham and Paul Boothe gather to celebrate Paul's achievements as Lawrence Centre Director and tenure at Ivey.
Sep 21, 2016

Basic Income Guarantee

Lawrence Centre, Interim Director, Mike Moffatt will speak at the Northern Policy Institute's, "Basic Income Guarantee" conference, October 5-6, in Sudbury, Ontario.
Aug 31, 2016

New leadership at the Lawrence Centre

The Ivey Business School announced Assistant Professor Mike Moffatt, PhD ’12, will become Interim Director of the Lawrence National Centre for Policy and Management, effective September 1.
Aug 4, 2016

Tributes for David Sparling

Tributes are pouring in from the agriculture, policy and academic communities remembering Professor Emeritus David Sparling, who passed away on July 31.