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Opposing CPP expansion bad advice for Canadian workers

Re: Fraser: It’s hard to defend expanding CPP, guest column by Jason Clemens and Joel Emes, May 12.

A recent report published in The Star, authored by two Fraser Institute economists suggests that the Canada Pension Plan should not be expanded. 264 more words


Economic Freedom and Economic Growth

I have written several posts recently, here and here, about America’s current very slow rate of economic growth.  In fact:

  • From 1970 – 2000 our economy grew on average at the rate of 3.5%.
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Jack Heidel

The $15 Minimum Wage. Good politics, bad policy

The latest salvo in the Nova Scotia NDP’s battle back from electoral oblivion has been fired. Newly minted leader Gary Burrill is launching the Nova Scotia franchise of the “fight for 15” minimum wage war. 900 more words

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Tax Time, Folks

VANCOUVER—Canadians are forced to navigate an increasingly complex tax system, finds a new study by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank. 216 more words


Critics of Ontario energy policy are 'ideological'

Re: Energy savings claims often vastly inflated, guest column by Tom Adams and Ross R. McKitrick, April 21.

I read with interest the recent column concerning Ontario’s work to reduce energy consumption and promote conservation savings. 225 more words


New report applauds Saskatchewan progress on dropping surgical wait times

REGINA – Saskatchewan has gone from ‘zero’ to ‘hero’ on the national stage when it comes to reducing surgical wait times.

A new report by the Fraser Institute, … 236 more words