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Fraser Institute News Release: Cost of Elderly Benefits projected to reach $103.2 billion by 2030, an increase of 70%
May 06, 2021 05:00 ET | Fraser Institute
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 06, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Spending on taxpayer-funded federal income support programs for Canadians aged 65 and older are expected to reach $103.2 billion, an...
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Fraser Institute News Release: New book explores key ideas of famed economist James M. Buchanan
May 04, 2021 05:00 ET | Fraser Institute
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 04, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A new book about James Buchanan, the renowned American economist who pioneered the use of economics to understand how decisions are made...
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Fraser Institute News Release: Canada one of only 5 universal healthcare countries that fails to pay hospitals based on actual patient services
April 29, 2021 05:00 ET | Fraser Institute
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, April 29, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Virtually every other developed country with universal healthcare has moved to funding hospitals based on services provided to...
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Fraser Institute News Release: Ontarians growing poorer compared to American neighbours; lags the regional GDP per person by $16,607
April 27, 2021 05:00 ET | Fraser Institute
TORONTO, April 27, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The average income, as measured by per person GDP, continues to be lower in Ontario by CA$16,607 compared to its regional American neighbours, and the gap...
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Fraser Institute News Release: Canada’s aging population will reduce labour force participation, slow economic growth, and exacerbate government budget deficits
April 22, 2021 05:00 ET | Fraser Institute
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, April 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The continued aging of Canada’s population will reduce participation in the labour force, which in turn will hinder economic recovery...
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Fraser Institute News Release: Federal income tax rate reduction could help create 110,000 new private sector jobs in Canada
April 15, 2021 05:00 ET | Fraser Institute
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, April 15, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- By reducing personal income tax rates, the federal government could facilitate the creation of 110,000 new private sector jobs, finds...
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Fraser Institute News Release: Medical wait times cost Canadian patients over $2 billion in lost wages before COVID-19
April 13, 2021 05:00 ET | Fraser Institute
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, April 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Long waits for surgery and medical treatment cost Canadians almost $2.8 billion in lost wages and productivity last year, finds a new...
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Fraser Institute News Release: International math test scores decline nationwide over recent 15-year period
April 08, 2021 05:00 ET | Fraser Institute
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, April 08, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Students in every province recorded declining results in international math tests from 2003 to 2018, finds a new study released today...
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Fraser Institute News Release: New book explores key ideas of John Stuart Mill, an early champion of women’s rights
April 07, 2021 05:00 ET | Fraser Institute
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, April 07, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A new book about John Stuart Mill, an English philosopher and economist, spotlights his views on liberty, individualism and women’s...
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Fraser Institute News Release: Ottawa spent twice as much per Canadian in 2020 ($17,091) than height of WWII ($7,769)
April 01, 2021 05:00 ET | Fraser Institute
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, April 01, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The federal government is projected to spend $17,091 per Canadian in 2020/21, which is more than double what the government spent per...