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Jul 14, 2015, 11:00 ET

The "R" word (recession), labour markets and Canada's surprisingly low unemployment rate - Report

CALGARY, July 14, 2015 /CNW/ - Labour markets in Canada are complicated.  Employment patterns vary greatly by age, by region and according to...

Jul 10, 2015, 13:52 ET

Media Advisory - The "R" word (recession), labour markets and Canada's surprisingly low unemployment rate - Report

CALGARY, July 10, 2015 /CNW/ - Labour markets in Canada are complicated.  Employment patterns vary greatly by age, by region and...

Jun 18, 2015, 11:00 ET

The School of Public Policy and CIRANO Launch Ambitious Research Effort to Gauge Feasibility of a "Northern Corridor" - Multi-Purpose Northern Right-of-Way for Resource Exports

CALGARY, June 18, 2015 /CNW/ - The School of Public Policy and CIRANO are pleased to announce that they are undertaking a major research project...

May 14, 2015, 11:00 ET

Contrary to What Politicians in Resource Rich Provinces Tell You, Debt is Caused by Public Policy, Not Drops in Resource Prices - Report

CALGARY, May 14, 2015 /CNW/ - Governments in provinces relying on natural resource commodities for significant amounts of revenue face the distinct...

Apr 08, 2015, 11:00 ET

The School of Public Policy Releases New Report Revealing the Crucial Building Blocks for Estimating Discount Rates

CALGARY, April 8, 2015 /CNW/ - Discount rates are essential to applied finance, especially in setting prices for regulated utilities, valuing the...

Mar 12, 2015, 10:00 ET

The School of Public Policy Releases Report on the Vital but Ill-Defined Exempt Market in Canada: Broader Debate over Regulations Needed

CALGARY, March 12, 2015 /CNW/ - There is a massive and vital capital market at work in Canada for which several market regulators are preparing new...

Mar 10, 2015, 10:00 ET

Media Advisory - The Exempt Market in Canada: Do We Need Increased Regulation?

CALGARY, March 10, 2015 /CNW/ - The School of Public Policy will release a report by Vijay Jog on March 12 that examines the exempt market in...

Feb 26, 2015, 10:27 ET

Nuevo reportaje compara el régimen fiscal minero colombiano con el de otros países y muestra que Colombia se ha quedado atrás. Reformas de fondo son necesarias

El día de hoy, diligentes de la Universidad de los Andes, Colombia y el School of Public Policy de la Universidad de Calgary, Canadá,...

Feb 23, 2015, 12:00 ET

The School Of Public Policy Together With Prof. Larry Kotlikoff Launch Highly Sophisticated Budget Planning Tool: Gives Canadian Families the Power to Plan the Lifestyle They Desire

CALGARY, Feb. 23, 2015 /CNW/ - The School of Public Policy together with Prof. Larry Kotlikoff of Boston University have created a new budget...

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...