TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - April 06, 2016) - On Thursday, April 7, the Fraser Institute will release a study on Canada's post-recession economic performance, focusing on economic and employment growth.

The study, Comparing Recent Economic Performance in Canada and the United States: A Provincial and State Level Analysis, compares resource-intensive provinces such as Alberta with non-resource-intensive provinces such as Ontario, and spotlights the policies necessary to foster economic growth.

A news release with additional information will be issued via Marketwired at 5:30 a.m. (Eastern) on April 7.

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The Fraser Institute is an independent Canadian public policy research and educational organization with offices in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, and Montreal and ties to a global network of think-tanks in 87 countries. Its mission is to improve the quality of life for Canadians, their families and future generations by studying, measuring and broadly communicating the effects of government policies, entrepreneurship and choice on their well-being. To protect the Institute's independence, it does not accept grants from governments or contracts for research. Visit

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