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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...

Jul 09, 2014, 10:00 ET

Pension Woes Point to Target-Benefit Option: C.D. Howe Institute

TORONTO, July 9, 2014 /CNW/ - Canadian governments need to move beyond defined-benefit (DB) versus defined-contribution (DC) pension model...

Jun 25, 2014, 10:08 ET

Provinces Must Reverse Falling Private-Sector Investment: C.D. Howe Institute

TORONTO, June 25, 2014 /CNW/ - Canadian provinces have parted ways when it comes to their share of public- versus private-sector investment,...

Jun 11, 2014, 10:00 ET

Falling PISA Grades Should Worry Provincial Educators: C.D. Howe Institute

TORONTO, June 11, 2014 /CNW/ - Canadian provinces should be concerned about slipping high-school students' scores – in reading, science and...

Jan 22, 2014, 10:00 ET

How to Lower the High Cost of Flying - C.D. Howe Institute

TORONTO, Jan. 22, 2014 /CNW/ - Canada's airports and airlines are hobbled by federal government policies that send travelers' costs soaring,...

Jan 16, 2014, 14:00 ET

C.D. Howe Institute's Monetary Policy Council Urges Bank of Canada to Hold Overnight Rate at 1.00 Percent

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

Jan 15, 2014, 10:00 ET

Report Shows Cities with Best and Worst Fiscal Accountability - C.D. Howe Institute

TORONTO, Jan. 15, 2014 /CNW/ - Opaque budgeting methods and financial reports in Canada's major cities baffle councilors and taxpayers, according...

Jan 09, 2014, 10:00 ET

Service Exports Help Drive Growth in Well-paying Jobs - C.D. Howe Institute

TORONTO, Jan. 9, 2014 /CNW/ - While manufacturing has been struggling to recoup job losses, Canada's tradable services sectors have been...

Dec 19, 2013, 10:00 ET

Investors from US, Mexico to Benefit from Canada-EU Trade Deal - C.D. Howe Institute

TORONTO, Dec. 19, 2013 /CNW/ - Investors from US and Mexico and other third-party countries will benefit from the Canada-EU trade deal when it...

Dec 18, 2013, 10:00 ET

How to Choose New Drugs and Medical Advances Wisely - C.D. Howe Institute

TORONTO, Dec. 18, 2013 /CNW/ - In budget-constrained times, adopting new drugs or medical technology is a high-stakes challenge that requires a...

Dec 11, 2013, 10:00 ET

Low Investment Returns Expected to Squeeze Retirees, Pension Plans - C.D. Howe Institute

TORONTO, Dec. 11, 2013 /CNW/ - Low investment returns loom in the decades ahead, spelling bad news for retirement savers and pension plan...

Nov 28, 2013, 14:00 ET

C.D. Howe Institute's Monetary Policy Council Urges Bank of Canada to Hold Overnight Rate at 1.00 Percent

TORONTO, Nov. 28, 2013 /CNW/ - The C.D. Howe Institute's Monetary Policy Council (MPC) today recommended that the Bank of Canada keep its target...

Nov 27, 2013, 10:00 ET

Making Canada's Foreign Aid Work: Lessons from the Bangladesh Tragedy

TORONTO, Nov. 27, 2013 /CNW/ - Canada's foreign aid could be more effective, were strategies in place that addressed the problem of weak...