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Fraser Institute News Release: Canada lags behind Australia on productivity—more business investment key to increased living standards
29 sept. 2022 05h00 HE | Fraser Institute
CALGARY, Alberta, Sept. 29, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- If Canada followed Australia’s lead in several key policy areas, it could increase productivity growth and raise living standards, finds a new...
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Fraser Institute News Release: Middle-income Atlantic Canadians face much higher personal income tax burdens than Western Canadians with similar incomes
28 sept. 2022 05h00 HE | Fraser Institute
HALIFAX, Nova Scotia, Sept. 28, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Atlantic Canadians who earn the national average income pay much higher provincial personal income tax burdens—sometimes almost double—than...
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Fraser Institute News Release: The average Canadian family paid more in 2021 on taxes than it did on housing, food and clothing combined
21 sept. 2022 05h00 HE | Fraser Institute
CALGARY, Alberta, Sept. 21, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The average Canadian family spent 43 per cent of its income on taxes in 2021—more than housing, food and clothing costs combined, finds a new...
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Fraser Institute News Release: Alberta experienced largest economic decline during pandemic’s first year, Quebec saw sharpest employment decline
14 sept. 2022 05h00 HE | Fraser Institute
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Sept. 14, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The economic impacts of COVID-19 varied across Canada with Alberta experiencing the steepest decline in economic activity in 2020 and...
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Canada remains outside top 10 countries in annual economic freedom report
08 sept. 2022 05h00 HE | Fraser Institute
TORONTO, Sept. 08, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In the Fraser Institute’s annual Economic Freedom of the World report, Canada remains outside the top 10 most economically-free countries in the world. ...
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Fraser Institute News Release: International tests (PISA) show Canada’s performance continues to decline
07 sept. 2022 05h00 HE | Fraser Institute
TORONTO, Sept. 07, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Despite scoring comparatively well internationally on the recent international PISA tests, results in all three disciplines—reading, math and science—have...
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Fraser Institute News Release: Government sector accounts for more than 86% of new jobs in Canada since pandemic began
01 sept. 2022 05h00 HE | Fraser Institute
TORONTO, Sept. 01, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The government sector accounted for 86.7 per cent of all new jobs in Canada since the pandemic began in early 2020, finds a new study released today by...
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Fraser Institute News Release: New essays explore myths and realities of ESG—Environmental, Social and Governance investing
30 août 2022 05h00 HE | Fraser Institute
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Aug. 30, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Environmental, social and governance investing—ESG investing for short—is the latest movement by activists to compel businesses and...
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Fraser Institute News Release: Per person spending up almost 10% since 2009 across the GTHA; City of Toronto remains the highest spender
25 août 2022 05h00 HE | Fraser Institute
TORONTO, Aug. 25, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Across the 26 municipalities that constitute the GTHA, per person spending, adjusted for inflation increased by 9.6 per cent between 2009 and 2019, and...
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Fraser Institute News Release: Hundreds of studies find economic freedom works
18 août 2022 05h00 HE | Fraser Institute
TORONTO, Aug. 18, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- According to a wide-ranging literature review, economic freedom helps produce faster economic growth, higher living standards and more happiness. “In...