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IEDM: After doubling its debt per capita, is Ontario the new Quebec?

Montreal, August 11, 2016 – Whereas the Quebec government has finally started to put some semblance of order in its public finances, Ontario has been following the old Quebec model for over a decade, leaving its population poorer in the process, as shown by official statistics presented in a publication released today by the MEI. […]

by pmnationtalk on August 11, 2016635 Views

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Fraser Institute: Ontario could boost struggling manufacturing sector by following Michigan’s example

August 11, 2016 TORONTO — To revive Ontario’s battered manufacturing sector, policymakers could learn a lesson from Michigan where manufacturing employment and output have rebounded strongly following the recession eight years ago, finds a new study released today by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank. “Michigan and Ontario have a lot […]

by pmnationtalk on August 11, 2016580 Views

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The School of Public Policy 2015-2016 Annual Report

MISSION Our mission is to get public policy right. This means strengthening Canada’s public service and bridging the gap between business, government and academia. These are the keys to unleashing Canada’s full economic potential. The School of Public Policy provides a practical, global and focused perspective on public policy analysis and practice in three areas: […]

by pnationtalk on July 26, 2016527 Views

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How ‘Northern’ is Northern Ontario today? Current language and policies need to reflect changing realities of the region

How ‘Northern’ is Northern Ontario today? Current language and policies need to reflect changing realities of the region July 26, 2016 – A new commentary from Northern Policy Institute re-visits the concept of nordicity, and questions whether current language and policy decisions are keeping up with physical and socio-economic shifts in “Northern” Ontario. In the […]

by pnationtalk on July 26, 2016584 Views

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CCPA – Trans-Pacific Partnership will hurt Canadian auto industry: study

July 7, 2016 OTTAWA – As global debate over the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) intensifies, a new study from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives finds the agreement will negatively impact the Canadian automotive industry, undermining the competitiveness of assembly and small and medium-sized auto parts plants. “TPP will be a game changer for the global […]

by aanationtalk on July 7, 2016607 Views

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Current Food Policies not cutting it when it comes to Canada’s Remote North Communities

June 23, 2016 – Food security and access to healthy, reasonably priced food is of paramount concern for remote First Nations communities in Northern Canada. News reports from this past year showing how changing climates are negatively impacting the length of ice road seasons, only highlight the urgency of addressing this problem with long-term and […]

by ahnationtalk on June 23, 2016717 Views

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Long-Term Commitment for Long-Term Care – Caledon Institute

Sherri Torjman, June 2016 This commentary is a contribution to the publication Healthcare Papers 15.4 edited by Adalsteinn Brown at the University of Toronto and published by Longwoods Publishing Corporation. The current issue focuses on various options for funding long-term care. The lead essay, written by Owen Adams at the Canadian Medical Association and Toronto-based […]

by pnationtalk on June 14, 2016627 Views

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CCPA: Buy-out is the only option for P3 schools in Nova Scotia, says think tank

June 14, 2016 HALIFAX – The P3 schools program in Nova Scotia was a failure that cost Nova Scotians tens of millions more than the traditional procurement system, says a study released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives-Nova Scotia (CCPA-NS). The study evaluates the province’s P3 schools program and finds there was a […]

by pnationtalk on June 14, 2016749 Views

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CCPA: TPP delivers unjustified benefits to foreign investors at public expense: study

June 14, 2016 OTTAWA—The expanded rights granted to foreign investors in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) carry major risks for voters and taxpayers in TPP countries, says a study released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. The study, by international investment treaty expert Gus Van Harten, examines the special privileges given to foreign investors […]

by pnationtalk on June 14, 2016619 Views

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The Labour Market Agreements: What Did They Really Do? – Caledon Institute

Donna E. Wood and Brigid Hayes, June 2016 From 2008 until 2014, the federal government transferred funds through the Labour Market Agreements to the provinces and territories to support labour market programs and employment services for disadvantaged Canadians.  In 2013, Ottawa unilaterally cancelled the Labour Market Agreements and replaced them (except in Québec) with Canada […]

by pnationtalk on June 13, 2016764 Views

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