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Mar 26, 2015, 10:00 ET

Canadians Losing out on Benefits of Electronic Health Records - C.D. Howe Institute

TORONTO, March 26, 2015 /CNW/ - Despite ambitious efforts to implement Electronic Health Record (EHR) systems, the level of health information...

Mar 09, 2015, 10:00 ET

Hidden Costs of Congestion total up to $1.2 Billion a Year for Metro Vancouver - C.D. Howe Institute

TORONTO, March 9, 2015 /CNW/ - The hidden costs of congestion are between $500 million and $1.2 billion a year for the Metro Vancouver area,...

Feb 26, 2015, 14:29 ET

C.D. Howe Institute Monetary Policy Council Urges Bank of Canada to Hold Overnight Rate at .75 Percent through Mid-Year; Looks for 1.25 Percent by March 2016

TORONTO, Feb. 26, 2015 /CNW/ - The C.D. Howe Institute's Monetary Policy Council (MPC) today recommended that the Bank of Canada keep its...

Feb 25, 2015, 10:00 ET

Why Canada Trails Peers in Scope of Healthcare Coverage and What to do about it - C.D. Howe Institute

TORONTO, Feb. 25, 2015 /CNW/ - A better mix of public and private funding in the healthcare system could reduce coverage gaps, as well as create...

Feb 18, 2015, 10:00 ET

Getting the Price Right: Putting a Fair Value on Music Copyrights - C.D. Howe Institute

TORONTO, Feb. 18, 2015 /CNW/ - Canada's current copyright framework for recorded music is shortchanging artists, according to a new report...

Feb 12, 2015, 10:00 ET

Greater School Choice Boosts Student Scores: Lessons from BC - C.D. Howe Institute

TORONTO, Feb. 12, 2015 /CNW/ - Greater school choice has improved the reading and numeracy scores of grade 4 students in some areas of...

Feb 05, 2015, 10:00 ET

How to Fix Canada's Unemployed Doctor Problem - C.D. Howe Institute

TORONTO, Feb. 5, 2015 /CNW/ - Canadian healthcare is facing a paradox: recently graduated specialist physicians struggle to find work, even as...

Jan 22, 2015, 10:00 ET

Program Providing a Pathway out of Poverty for Disadvantaged Youth - C.D. Howe Institute

TORONTO, Jan. 22, 2015 /CNW/ - Pathways to Education, an educational support program for disadvantaged students, has had a significant effect...

Jan 15, 2015, 14:47 ET

C.D. Howe Institute Monetary Policy Council Urges Bank of Canada to Hold Overnight Rate at 1.00 Percent through Mid-Year; Looks for 1.25 Percent by January 2016

TORONTO, Jan. 15, 2015 /CNW/ - The C.D. Howe Institute's Monetary Policy Council (MPC) today recommended that the Bank of Canada keep its target...

Jan 15, 2015, 11:43 ET

Between the Lines: Assessing the Impacts of Canada's First Asia-Pacific Trade Deal - C.D. Howe Institute

TORONTO, Jan.15, 2015 /CNW/ - Canadians will likely enjoy $2.1 billion in additional household income by 2035 as a result of the Canada-Korea Free...

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),...