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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


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


Toronto secondary schools showing mixed progress: Fraser Institute report

According to the Fraser Institute’s annual ranking of secondary schools, Toronto schools are among the highest and lowest ranked in Ontario.

The list  – which looks at 740 Catholic and public schools in the province – shows Toronto school St. 396 more words


B.C. carbon tax fails revenue neutral claim: study

British Columbia’s Finance Ministry is disputing claims from a Fraser Institute report that says the province’s carbon tax is no longer revenue neutral.

The study released Thursday says the B.C. 392 more words


POLITICS - Hasty change to Canada's electoral system never made sense

Before any changes are made or any referendums held, Canadians must understand that many of the proposed alternatives come with drawbacks

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SCHOOLS - Nine of 10 elementary schools showing improvement were public, according to annual ranking

Independent elementary schools in B.C. continue to perform well above average but this year more than 90 per cent of all elementary schools in the province that showed significant improvement are public, according to the Fraser Institute’s annual ranking of B.C. 339 more words