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Fraser Institute News Release: New government risks B.C.’s strong fiscal position if upcoming budget ramps up spending
February 14, 2018 08:00 ET | Fraser Institute
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Feb. 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- British Columbia currently enjoys one of the strongest fiscal positions in Canada because of modest spending growth over the last...
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Fraser Institute News Release: Counterfeit pharmaceutical drugs put Canadian patients at risk
February 08, 2018 05:00 ET | Fraser Institute
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Feb. 08, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Counterfeit pharmaceutical drugs pose a real risk to Canadians because they are showing up in brick-and-mortar pharmacies, not just on...
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Fraser Institute Media Advisory: How are Canadians at risk from counterfeit pharmaceuticals? New study coming Thursday, Feb. 8
February 07, 2018 06:00 ET | Fraser Institute
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Feb. 07, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- On Thursday, Feb. 8, the Fraser Institute will release a new study examining counterfeit pharmaceutical drugs. Pharmaceutical...
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Fraser Institute News Release: Pre-election spending increase at Queen’s Park tops $7 billion, highest since 2009 recession
February 06, 2018 05:00 ET | Fraser Institute
TORONTO, Feb. 06, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Ontario government is ramping up program spending by more than $7 billion this year, or nearly six per cent—more than three times higher than the...
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Fraser Institute Media Advisory: New study on government spending in Ontario coming Tuesday, Feb. 6
February 05, 2018 06:00 ET | Fraser Institute
TORONTO, Feb. 05, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- On Tuesday, Feb. 6, the Fraser Institute will release a new study on government spending in Ontario. Repeating Past Mistakes? Spending Restraint...
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Fraser Institute Media Advisory: How would a recession affect federal finances? New study coming Thursday, Feb. 1
January 31, 2018 06:00 ET | Fraser Institute
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Jan. 31, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- On Thursday, Feb. 1, the Fraser Institute will release a new study on federal government finances. Federal Deficits and Recession:...
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Fraser Institute News Release: Canada falls out of top 10 freest countries, U.S. up seven spots to 17th
January 25, 2018 05:00 ET | Fraser Institute
TORONTO, Jan. 25, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Canada is no longer one of the 10 freest countries in the world, having dropped from fourth to 11th in the new Human Freedom Index, released today by the...
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Fraser Institute News Release: Switzerland overtakes Hong Kong to claim top spot in freedom index, United States rises to 17th
January 25, 2018 00:01 ET | Fraser Institute
TORONTO, Jan. 25, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Switzerland is the freest country in the world, having replaced Hong Kong atop the Human Freedom Index, released today by the Fraser Institute and a...
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Fraser Institute News Release: School Choice Can Be Expanded in Ontario's Public Education System
November 19, 2015 05:45 ET | The Fraser Institute
TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Nov. 19, 2015) - While school choice exists for some Ontario families, it's not widely available in the public school system to all parents, finds a new...
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Fraser Institute News Release: Health Care Insurance Costs Typical Canadian Family Almost $12,000 per Year
August 20, 2015 05:30 ET | The Fraser Institute
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Aug. 20, 2015) - A typical Canadian family of four will pay $11,735 for public health care insurance in 2015, finds a new study released today...