TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Sept. 30, 2015) - On Thursday, October 1, the Fraser Institute will release a new study about successive Ontario government policies that have led to the province's poor economic performance.

The study, Ontario - No Longer a Place to Prosper, written by former chief economic analyst for Statistics Canada Philip Cross, spotlights and compares Ontario's economic growth numbers, per-capita income statistics and net migration figures to that of the other provinces since 2003.

A news release with additional information will be issued via Marketwired on October 1 at 5:30 a.m. (EST).

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For interviews with Mr. Cross, please contact:
Aanand Radia, Media Relations Specialist, Fraser Institute
(416) 363-6575 ext. 238