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Dec 03, 2014, 10:00 ET

Age-Based Drug Plans Outdated: Cash-Strapped Provinces Should Consider Income-Based Alternatives - C.D. Howe Institute

TORONTO, Dec. 3, 2014 /CNW/ - Provinces with age-based drug coverage should switch to income-based plans to head off serious financial pressure...

Nov 28, 2014, 10:00 ET

Alberta, Ontario Lead in Innovation Ranking - C.D. Howe Institute

TORONTO, Nov. 28, 2014 /CNW/ - Alberta and Ontario are leading the pack in innovation as measured by patents filed per capita, according to a new...

Nov 27, 2014, 14:43 ET

C.D. Howe Institute Monetary Policy Council Urges Bank of Canada to Hold Overnight Rate at 1.00 Percent for Next Six Months; Looks for 1.25 Percent by November 2015

TORONTO, Nov. 27, 2014 /CNW/ - The C.D. Howe Institute's Monetary Policy Council (MPC) today recommended that the Bank of Canada keep its...

Nov 26, 2014, 10:00 ET

New Blueprint for Canada's Tax System Proposed - C.D. Howe Institute

TORONTO, Nov. 26, 2014 /CNW/ - Canada's tax system needs a new blueprint to respond to challenges from global trends, according to a...

Nov 13, 2014, 10:00 ET

How Tax and Benefit Clawbacks Can Clobber Retirement Income - C.D. Howe Institute

TORONTO, Nov. 13, 2014 /CNW/ - Low income seniors face extremely heavy tax burdens across Canada, according to a new C.D. Howe Institute...

Oct 29, 2014, 10:00 ET

Who Ranks First and Last? Business Tax Burdens by Major City - C.D. Howe Institute

TORONTO, Oct. 29, 2014 /CNW/ - Saint John, Charlottetown and Montreal have the highest tax burdens on new business amongst major Canadian cities,...

Oct 16, 2014, 14:37 ET

C.D. Howe Institute Monetary Policy Council Urges Bank of Canada to Hold Overnight Rate at 1.00 Percent for Next Six Months; Looks for 1.50 Percent by October 2015

TORONTO, Oct. 16, 2014 /CNW/ - The C.D. Howe Institute's Monetary Policy Council (MPC) today recommended that the Bank of Canada...

Oct 08, 2014, 10:00 ET

Improve Consumer Protection in Self-Regulated Professions - C.D. Howe Institute

TORONTO, Oct. 8, 2014 /CNW/ - Provincial governments should take steps to improve consumer protection in the rules and powers of self-regulating...

Sep 25, 2014, 10:00 ET

Why the CRTC Should Pass on Pick & Pay TV: C.D. Howe Institute

TORONTO, Sept. 25, 2014 /CNW/ - A proposal by the Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) to mandate "pick-and-pay"...

Sep 17, 2014, 10:00 ET

Prepare for the Coming Crush of Long-Term Care Patients - C.D. Howe Institute

TORONTO, Sept. 17, 2014 /CNW/ - Provincial governments should not expand public healthcare to cover the growing costs of long-term care (LTC),...

Sep 11, 2014, 10:00 ET

Why Governments Are Wrong to Overlook Enhancing RRSPs: C.D. Howe Institute

TORONTO, Sept. 11, 2014 /CNW/ - Government policymakers should not overlook enhancing RRSPs as a way to boost retirement savings by Canadians,...

Sep 04, 2014, 10:00 ET

How Ontario Electricity Consumers Can Win from Market Reform: C.D. Howe Institute

TORONTO, Sept. 4, 2014 /CNW/ - Ontario electricity consumers will benefit from less risk and lower prices if the province moves to a capacity...

Aug 28, 2014, 14:29 ET

C.D. Howe Institute Monetary Policy Council Urges Bank of Canada to Hold Overnight Rate at 1.00 Percent for Next Six Months; Looks for 1.50 Percent by September 2015

TORONTO, Aug. 28, 2014 /CNW/ - The C.D. Howe Institute's Monetary Policy Council (MPC) today recommended that the Bank of Canada keep its target...

Aug 27, 2014, 10:00 ET

Worry Warts should Sit Tight: 'Dead Money' is Alive and Well - C.D. Howe Institute

TORONTO, Aug. 27, 2014 /CNW/ - Policymakers should not overreact to perceptions of corporate 'dead money', according to a new C.D. Howe...

Aug 20, 2014, 10:00 ET

Uncorking Competition for Beer and Wine in Ontario: C.D. Howe Institute

TORONTO, Aug. 20, 2014 /CNW/ - The lack of competition in Ontario's system for alcoholic beverage retailing causes higher prices for consumers...

Aug 13, 2014, 10:00 ET

Follow the Money for Inflation Monitoring: C.D. Howe Institute

TORONTO, Aug. 13, 2014 /CNW/ - The Bank of Canada (BoC) should carefully monitor the money supply to better predict inflation and track the...

Jul 30, 2014, 10:00 ET

What Ottawa Can and Can't Do About the Slow-Growth Recovery: C.D. Howe Institute

TORONTO, July 30, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian economy continues to face serious macroeconomic challenges, the most important of which is addressing...

Jul 23, 2014, 10:00 ET

Slaying Deficits: Timing is Key for Ontario and Ottawa: C.D. Howe Institute

TORONTO, July 23, 2014 /CNW/ - Ontario should not delay fiscal consolidation, while Ottawa should take a more gradual approach than planned,...

Jul 17, 2014, 10:00 ET

Business Investment Hits Unprecedented Lows in Quebec and Ontario: C.D. Howe Institute

TORONTO, July 17, 2014 /CNW/ - Canada's performance in business investment per worker relative to its peers is sliding, led by dismal...

Jul 10, 2014, 14:44 ET

C.D. Howe Institute Monetary Policy Council Urges Bank of Canada to Hold Overnight Rate at 1.00 Percent for Next Six Months; Looks for 1.75 Percent by July 2015

TORONTO, July 10, 2014 /CNW/ - The C.D. Howe Institute's Monetary Policy Council (MPC) today recommended that the Bank of Canada keep its target...