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Entrepreneurship, Demographics, and Taxation

I’ve written over and over again that changing demographics are a very under-appreciated economic development. I’ve also written about why entrepreneurship is a critical determinant of growth… 1,614 more words

Economics

Study says lack of pipeline capacity costing Canada billions in lost revenue

The nation is losing billions of dollars in potential revenue because we don’t have enough pipelines — that’s according to the latest study from the Fraser Institute. 166 more words

News

Paid Student Internship Program at Fraser Institute, Canada

Internships are a unique opportunity for university students to contribute to the work of the Fraser Institute. Our internship program runs three times a year – in winter, summer, and fall, and our student interns work for four-month terms under the direct supervision of a policy or program staff person in one of Fraser Institute’s four offices. 544 more words

COMMENTARY: Alberta teachers may open 'Pandora's Box' with short-sighted media policy

It’s rather tone-deaf to call for an official government decree on how certain stories should be covered during the same week in which we mark the occasion of World Press Freedom Day. 800 more words

News

CPP hike could cost Canada investment dollars: Fraser Institute

Increased contributions to the Canada Pension Plan could deny the country billions in retirement savings that might be used for investments at home, the Fraser Institute warned Thursday. 506 more words

Business

SCHOOLS - Annual report card shows some local elementary schools lagging

Several Kamloops district elementary schools have some improving to do, according to a new report card issued by a B.C. think tank.

The annual Report Card on B.C.’s Elementary Schools, released Saturday (April 21, 2018) by the Fraser Institute, ranks 946 public schools based on 10 academic indicators derived from provincewide Foundation Skills Assessment results. 389 more words

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Private elementary schools in B.C. take top ranks: Fraser Institute Report

The Fraser Institute released its annual Report Card on British Columbias Elementary Schools, and private schools top the list.

The report takes a look at which schools have improved or fallen behind by looking at how students performed in key areas including reading, writing, and math. 239 more words

Canada