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Fraser Institute News Release: Annual Indigenous spending expected to reach $35.5 billion in 2026, largely due to judicial settlements
June 28, 2022 05:00 ET | Fraser Institute
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, June 28, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The federal government’s recent substantial increase of Indigenous spending is mainly due to judicial settlement payouts, finds a new...
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Fraser Institute News Release: Ottawa’s plan to reach zero plastic waste by 2030 will have virtually no effect on the environment, but will impose high costs on Canadians
June 23, 2022 05:00 ET | Fraser Institute
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, June 23, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Earlier this week, the federal government announced the first phase of its plan to reach zero plastic waste by 2030, which will have...
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Fraser Institute News Release: Canada second highest debt accumulator (as a share of the economy) out of 33 countries from 2019-21
June 21, 2022 05:00 ET | Fraser Institute
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, June 21, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Canada experienced the second highest increase in its total debt relative to the size of the economy (GDP) from 2019 to 2021 compared...
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Fraser Institute News Release: Today is Tax Freedom Day—when Canadian families start working for themselves
June 15, 2022 05:00 ET | Fraser Institute
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, June 15, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today—Wednesday, June 15—Canadians celebrate Tax Freedom Day, the day in the year when they start working for themselves, not...
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Fraser Institute News Release: Canada is only one of six industrialized countries (out of 28) that doesn’t have cost-sharing; introduction could improve Canadian health-care
June 07, 2022 05:00 ET | Fraser Institute
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, June 07, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Among 28 industrialized countries in the world with universal health-care, Canada is only one of six that does not use any form of...
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Fraser Institute News Release: Average per person income in the Maritimes trails behind the rest of Canada (minus Alberta) by $11,000; back to late 90s levels, undoing progress in the 2000s
June 02, 2022 05:00 ET | Fraser Institute
HALIFAX, Nova Scotia, June 02, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Average per person income in the Maritimes has been falling behind the rest of Canada (minus Alberta) since 2010 and now amounts to roughly...
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Fraser Institute News Release: Canada risks European-like energy crisis if similar policies continue to be pursued
May 31, 2022 05:00 ET | Fraser Institute
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 31, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Europe’s current energy crisis should serve as a cautionary tale for Canada as the federal government is pursuing the same set of...
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Fraser Institute News Release: Shrinking ratio of Canadian workers to seniors will strain government finances in coming years; only 3 working age individuals for every senior by 2027
May 26, 2022 05:00 ET | Fraser Institute
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 26, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- As Canada’s population ages, the number of working-aged Canadians relative to the number of seniors has declined from 5.4 in 2000 to 3.4...
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Fraser Institute News Release: Reforming the Indian Act to facilitate Indigenous property rights key to increasing First Nations entrepreneurship
May 19, 2022 08:03 ET | Fraser Institute
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 19, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The federal government could improve First Nations entrepreneurship, which is key to prosperity, by further removing barriers to...
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Fraser Institute News Release: Continued government deficits jeopardize economic recovery
May 17, 2022 05:00 ET | Fraser Institute
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 17, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- As the height of the COVID-19 pandemic passes and temporary support programs wind down, governments in Canada should be moving...