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Fraser Institute News Release: Federal Net-Zero Emissions legislation fundamentally misunderstood and ineffectual; not legally binding and lacks details
March 03, 2022 05:00 ET | Fraser Institute
CALGARY, Alberta, March 03, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ottawa’s new “net-zero” law, the Net-Zero Emissions Accountability Act, doesn’t actually require emissions targets to be met, concludes a new...
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Fraser Institute News Release: New essay celebrates key ideas and contributions of Deirdre McCloskey
February 24, 2022 05:00 ET | Fraser Institute
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Feb. 24, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A new essay—part of a collected series summarizing the lives and ideas of women who helped shape the free and prosperous societies we...
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Fraser Institute News Release: $40 billion settlement will likely spur more Indigenous claims
February 23, 2022 08:14 ET | Fraser Institute
CALGARY, Alberta, Feb. 23, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ottawa’s recent $40 billion settlement of a First Nations claim following a Canadian Human Rights Tribunal decision will likely encourage more...
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Fraser Institute News Release: Canada one of a few industrialized countries not to raise the age of eligibility for government retirement programs like OAS and GIS
February 15, 2022 05:00 ET | Fraser Institute
TORONTO, Feb. 15, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Canada remains in the minority as one of the few OECD countries not to raise the age of eligibility for government retirement programs such as Old Age...
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Fraser Institute News Release: New Essay Celebrates Key Ideas and Contributions of Jane Jacobs
February 10, 2022 05:00 ET | Fraser Institute
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Feb. 10, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A new essay—part of a collected series summarizing the lives and ideas of women who helped shape the free and prosperous societies we...
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Fraser Institute News Release: 60% of lower-income families with children face higher federal personal income tax burden
February 08, 2022 05:00 ET | Fraser Institute
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Feb. 08, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Contrary to rhetoric from Ottawa, the majority of lower-income Canadian families with children pay higher federal personal income taxes...
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Fraser Institute News Release: Don’t squander the resource boom (again); Edmonton needs to constrain spending and save resource windfall
February 03, 2022 05:00 ET | Fraser Institute
CALGARY, Alberta, Feb. 03, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Rather than continuing to spend one-time, volatile resource revenues, Alberta should save a significant portion of resource revenues to...
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Fraser Institute News Release: Ontarians continue to be poorer than neighbours: per-person GDP now more than $19,000 below regional average
February 01, 2022 05:00 ET | Fraser Institute
TORONTO, Feb. 01, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The average income (as measured by per-person GDP) in Ontario is C$19,219 lower than the average in nearby U.S. states, finds a new study released today by...
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Fraser Institute News Release: More than 80% of Canadian parents of kids in K-12 schools support standardized testing
January 27, 2022 05:00 ET | Fraser Institute
TORONTO, Jan. 27, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Eighty-four per cent of parents of school-aged children in Canada support standardized testing to understand how their child and their child’s school are...
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Fraser Institute News Release: New essay celebrates key ideas and contributions of economist and Nobel laureate Elinor Ostrom
January 25, 2022 05:00 ET | Fraser Institute
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Jan. 25, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A new essay—part of a new book that examines the lives and ideas of women who helped shape the free and prosperous societies we enjoy...