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Another Inconvenient Truth

An inconvenient truth is a truth no one likes to admit, and thus it is inconvenient and causes problems or difficulties for someone. The truth about the climate crisis is an inconvenient one that means we are going to have to change the way we live our lives. 2,015 more words

Global Economy

Pensions, health care will push Canadian governments $2.2-trillion further into debt: Fraser Institute

CALGARY — Covering the cost of health care and providing a pension for every Canadian will push the country $2.2-trillion further into debt, a new report by the Fraser Institute suggests. 549 more words

News

Ottawa economist on the Fraser Institute report: Ontario in bad shape

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE FRASER INSTITUTE REPORT

Comparing the Debt Burdens of Ontario and California

On March 8, 2014, the Vancouver-based Fraser Institute published a research study comparing the debt burdens of the state of California and the province of Ontario. 353 more words

Wind Power

$14.94/hour a living wage in Assiniboia

For a family to meet its basic needs living in Assiniboia, each parent would have to earn at least $14.94 per hour – or $27,340.20 per year. 525 more words

Assiniboia

Residential Development Charges Lead to a Hidden Tax for City Residents

Today the Spring issue of Canadian Student Review was released by the Fraser Institute. Inside the issue you will find a publication on Development Charges that I authored. 22 more words

New Blog Post

Quebec carries Canada's highest debt, study says. Do voters care?

Quebec carries the heaviest debt per person of any Canadian province, a new Fraser Institute study has found. And its authors argue that should loom large in its election campaign. 431 more words

Money

PH is 3rd worst in world mining

PH is 3rd worst in world mining
by Mitchell Confesor

MANILA — The Philippines has become the third worst place for mineral explorers and investors, just behind Venezuela and Kyrgyzstan as the worst in mining investments, according to the annual survey of a Canada-based think tank for the 2013-2014 period. 1,183 more words