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Compensation for Ontario public servants has skyrocketed over the last 10 years of Liberal rule: Fraser Institute

Compensation packages for Ontario public servants have risen so much during the last 10 years of Liberal rule it has outpaced inflation and new hires while adding billions to the debt and deficit, a new Fraser Institute report finds. 1,019 more words

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The Los algodones effect and healthcare tourism

The Fraser Institute published data estimating that 54,000 Canadians went abroad in 2014 for healthcare largely due to prolonged wait times in country.

Fraser made this estimate based on interviews with doctors and in my view this number may be low by more than one hundred percent based on the experience within my own practise. 557 more words

Fraser Games - 6: "Research shows ..."

A good example of Fraser Institute thinking, and strategy.

It’s an op-ed in the Sun – in response to Dahne Bramham’s column here.  (She’ll be speaking about it at… 607 more words

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More Canadians choose to be medical tourists: report

WATCH: A new study finds a growing number of Canadians are choosing to go abroad for non-emergency treatments. Allison Vuchnich reports.

TORONTO – A new Fraser Institute report suggests more Canadians are traveling abroad to receive medical treatment on foreign soil. 296 more words

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Annual report card highlights 'fastest-improving' Alberta elementary schools

EDMONTON — The Fraser Institute’s annual report card on Alberta elementary schools is in.

This year’s report highlights 52 Alberta elementary schools that have shown “significant improvement in their academic performance over the past five years.” Six of the top 10 fasting-improving schools, according to the Fraser Institute, are in Edmonton. 278 more words

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The duration of slow economic growth greatly exaggerated

Pessimism over growth an overreaction to the current economic environment
By Philip Cross, Former chief economic analyst, Statistics Canada

The idea that we are trapped in a “new normal” of slow economic growth has gained currency with many analysts. 602 more words

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Twinning Tweets: Sun columnists make each other's points.

Not a good day for the Yes side in the Vancouver Sun:

Pete McMartin begins on the front page:

… what a disaster the Yes campaign has been.

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