TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - August 21, 2017) - On Tuesday, Aug. 22, the Fraser Institute will release a new study on Canada's equalization program.

Should Equalization Keep on Growing in an Era of Converging Fiscal Capacity? spotlights how the program -- in its current form -- does not adapt to changes in Canada's economic landscape, even if former powerhouse provinces are struggling.

A news release with additional information will be issued via Marketwired on Tuesday, Aug. 22 at 5:00 a.m. (Eastern).

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Contact Information:

Ben Eisen
Director, Provincial Prosperity Studies (in Toronto)
Fraser Institute

Steve Lafleur
Senior Policy Analyst (in Calgary)
Fraser Institute

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Bryn Weese
Media Relations Specialist
Fraser Institute
Office: (604) 688-0221 ext. 589