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Mar 11, 2016, 11:00 ET If you want to fight climate change - slash damaging fossil fuel subsidies: New report

CALGARY, March 11, 2016  /PRNewswire/ - A report released today by The School of Public Policy and author Radek Stefanski, examines a...


Nov 17, 2014, 12:00 ET Regulation of exempt markets pre-mature - Mintz

Lowering Limits on investment could do more harm than good TORONTO, Nov. 17, 2014 /CNW/ - We all know about the stock market. Trillions of...


Nov 17, 2014, 09:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Jack Mintz in Toronto to release new report on regulating the exempt market/

CALGARY, Nov. 13, 2014 /CNW/ - We all know about the stock market.  Trillions of dollars in a highly regulated, transparent trading...


Nov 13, 2014, 12:18 ET Media Advisory - Jack Mintz in Toronto to release new report on regulating the exempt market

CALGARY, Nov. 13, 2014 /CNW/ - We all know about the stock market.  Trillions of dollars in a highly regulated, transparent trading...


Jan 15, 2014, 19:45 ET Families with children with autism face staggering costs - report

CALGARY, Jan. 15, 2014 /CNW/ - A report published today by The School of Public Policy identifies staggering costs associated with autism and...


Sep 12, 2013, 15:28 ET The State of Wireless Mobile Competition in Canada - New Report Contains Surprising Findings

CALGARY, Sept. 12, 2013 /CNW/ - Canadians and governments agree, mobile wireless customers pay too much and more competition is needed. Canadian...


Jul 31, 2013, 08:00 ET Report finds doctors cashing in despite strapped health-care system

CALGARY, July 31, 2013 /CNW/ - The price of health care in Canada continues to rise, and with today's physicians earning nearly...


May 30, 2013, 17:10 ET Taxes on mining in Canada are distortionary and are costing provincial coffers; especially Ontario's - Report by Jack Mintz and Duanjie Chen

CALGARY, May 30, 2013 /CNW/ - The province of Ontario ended its fiscal year with a $12 billion deficit.  Ontario may be in worse fiscal...


Apr 29, 2013, 17:07 ET Time to End Tax Unfairness for Families

Jack Mintz argues case for income splitting in Canada OTTAWA, April 29, 2013 /CNW/ - Nearly six decades after a royal commission recommended...


Feb 08, 2013, 17:39 ET Saskatchewan's 'Incoherent' Potash Fiscal Regime Needs Revamping

CALGARY, Feb. 8, 2013 /CNW/ - A report published today by The School of Public Policy concludes that Saskatchewan's potash fiscal regime is a...


Feb 06, 2013, 20:50 ET Demand for Canadian oil lies in Pacific Basin but window of opportunity closing quickly

CALGARY, Feb. 6, 2013 /CNW/ - A lot of attention has been directed towards the supply of Canadian oil to the Pacific coast in recent months. But...


Feb 05, 2013, 20:29 ET Limiting tax breaks for state-owned entities would even playing field for Canadian investors in takeover bids

CALGARY, Feb. 5, 2013 /CNW/ - Foreign state-owned entities have a distinct advantage over Canadian investors when it comes to takeover bids and...


Jan 22, 2013, 18:00 ET Primer on Alberta budget shows government ignoring basic rules, arms citizens with hard questions

CALGARY, Jan. 22, 2013 /CNW/ - The Alberta government will release its 2013 budget on March 7th. Unfortunately, budgets like this tend to be laced...


Nov 02, 2012, 00:00 ET The School of Public Policy Releases Report on Efficacy of Trade Missions to India

In advance of a Canadian trade mission to India, The School of Public Policy has released a report on trade expansion with India. The report,...


Oct 31, 2012, 18:27 ET National poll reveals low understanding by Canadians of major energy issues

CALGARY, Oct. 31, 2012 /CNW/ - Findings from a national survey released today by The School of Public Policy reveal that while Canadians have a...


Oct 04, 2012, 17:54 ET Energy Industry Taxed More Than Other Industries - Most Provinces Fail at Creating Effective Tax and Royalty Regimes

CALGARY, Oct. 4, 2012 /CNW/ - In a report released today by The School of Public Policy, authors Jack Mintz and Duanjie Chen offer an...


Sep 11, 2012, 17:06 ET Annual ranking shows Canada more attractive to investment, outpacing U.S.

CALGARY, Sept. 11, 2012 /CNW/ - As a result of business tax reform since 2005, Canada has become the most tax-competitive jurisdiction in the G-7...