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School Choice in Canada: What's Causing the Latest Ruckus?

One of Canada’s provincial premiers, Brad Wall of Saskatchewan, has waded into the Catholic Separate School question and brought the issue of school choice, once again, to the fore.   1,104 more words

Educational Priorities

Trudeau government close to breaking all-time record for per-capita federal spending: Fraser Institute

With the Liberals planning to spend $8,337 per person in 2017, the government of Justin Trudeau is close to breaking the all-time record for per-capita federal expenditures, according to a new report by the Fraser Institute. 435 more words

News

HEALTH - Sick and tired (and in pain) over health-care wait times

By BACCHUS BARUA
Analyst
The Fraser Institute

VANCOUVER – The Canadian Institute for Health Information’s annual tracking of wait times for priority procedures is out and the news is not good. 634 more words

Columns

31 Alberta elementary schools see 'alarming' decline in performance: report

Several elementary schools in Alberta have seen “alarming” declines in performance over the past four years, according to the 2017 Report Card on Alberta’s Elementary Schools. 518 more words

News

EDUCATION - Independent schools offer choice and quality, not elitism

By JASON CLEMENS
and SASHA PARVANI
The Fraser Institute

DEBATE ABOUT how best to provide education for British Columbia’s children should be front and centre as the province nears a general election. 575 more words

Education

Jarvis: 'Ultimately, we should be accountable'

More than half of local public schools have more student test scores failing to meet provincial standards than they had five years ago.

Thirty-two of 53 elementary schools — 60 per cent — had more test scores below the standards in 2016 than in 2012. 750 more words

Columnists

Saskatchewan tops ranking for mining investment: Fraser Institute

A new report from the Fraser Institute is painting a rosy picture of mining in Saskatchewan.

The report, released Tuesday, said Saskatchewan and Manitoba are the most attractive places in the world for mining companies to invest. 224 more words

Money