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Labour Day - Canadian heritage moment - Rerun

First published here in 2009

Flipping the radio dial on Labour Day I noticed CKNW’s Christy Clark featured a guest who seemed a strange choice on that day. 1,119 more words

Income Inequality

Education funding up more in Saskatchewan than rest of Canada: Fraser Institute

Saskatchewan has increased the amount of education funding per student, more than any other province, during a recent decade that also saw enrolment drop.

That’s according to a report released Thursday by a conservative-leaning think tank. 521 more words


Vancouver surgeon challenging B.C.'s ban on private insurance

VANCOUVER – A self-styled champion of privatized health care is bringing his fight to British Columbia Supreme Court on Tuesday for the start of a months-long trial he says is about patients’ access to affordable treatment, while his opponents accuse him of trying to gut the core of Canada’s medical system. 782 more words


John Robson: Canadians giveth, the taxman taketh away

If Canada is not a high-tax country, why does the average family pay more in taxes than on food, clothing and shelter combined?

The Fraser Institute, which released these figures in its latest study on the subject, has been tracking the tax bill for years. 676 more words

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The Fraser Institute has released a study (A Diverse Landscape: Independent Schools in Canada, June 29, 2016)

The study informs us that private—they prefer independent—schools are really just for regular folks who happen to think their kids should not mingle with the riff-raff in the public schools. 875 more words

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Actions inconsistent with innocence

Written in April 2010, this has been one of the most popular reads on In-Sights. It deals with many issues that remain in play long after.   1,154 more words


Fraser Institute. Who are they anyway?

Following is an update and revision of an article first published in September 2009:

OED definition of charity:
“An organization set up to provide help and raise money for those in need.” 2,550 more words

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