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Jul 14, 2015, 11:10 ET Provinces Should Fund More of Their Own Programs Rather than Increasing Reliance on Federal Transfers - C.D. Howe Institute

TORONTO, July 14, 2015 /CNW/ - Spending control and greater reliance on their own revenues are more promising responses to provincial budget...


Jul 09, 2015, 14:22 ET C.D. Howe Institute Monetary Policy Council Recommends Bank of Canada Hold Overnight Rate at 0.75 Percent through Mid-Year; Looks for 1.00 Percent by July 2016

TORONTO, July 9, 2015 /CNW/ - The C.D. Howe Institute's Monetary Policy Council (MPC) today recommended that the Bank of Canada keep its target for...


Jul 08, 2015, 10:00 ET Canada's Mortgage Insurance Risk Needs a Better Backstop - C.D. Howe Institute

TORONTO, July 8, 2015 /CNW/ - Canada's mortgage insurance risk needs a better backstop fund, according to a new report released today by the C.D....


Jul 02, 2015, 10:00 ET New RRIF Rules Reduce Risk of Outliving Savings, but More Help Needed - C.D. Howe Institute

TORONTO, July 2, 2015 /CNW/ - The 2015 federal budget's reduction of the mandatory minimum withdrawals from registered retirement income funds...


May 21, 2015, 14:19 ET C.D. Howe Institute Monetary Policy Council Recommends Bank of Canada Hold Overnight Rate at 0.75 Percent through Mid-Year; Looks for 1.00 Percent by May 2016

TORONTO, May 21, 2015 /CNW/ - The C.D. Howe Institute's Monetary Policy Council (MPC) today recommended that the Bank of Canada keep its target for...


Apr 16, 2015, 10:00 ET The $48 Billion Dollar Question: Canada's 2015 Fiscal Accountability Rankings - C.D. Howe Institute

TORONTO, April 16, 2015 /CNW/ - Canada's senior governments have regularly missed budget spending and revenue targets during the last decade, with...


Apr 14, 2015, 10:00 ET Getting Ottawa into the Black: Federal Shadow Budget Lays a Prudent Path Forward - C.D. Howe Institute

TORONTO, April 14, 2015 /CNW/ - Confronting economic challenges from abroad will require a sound fiscal framework, economic policies that promote...


Apr 08, 2015, 14:20 ET C.D. Howe Institute Monetary Policy Council Recommends Bank of Canada Hold Overnight Rate at .75 Percent through Mid-Year; Looks for 1.00 Percent by April 2016

TORONTO, April 8, 2015 /CNW/ - The C.D. Howe Institute's Monetary Policy Council (MPC) today recommended that the Bank of Canada keep its target for...


Apr 02, 2015, 10:00 ET Canada's Rail Policy at a Critical Juncture - C.D. Howe Institute

TORONTO, April 2, 2015 /CNW/ - The federal government should not continue to unduly favour grain rail shipments at the expense of other sectors,...


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 target for...


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 from the C....


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 British...


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 on...


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 for...


Jan 15, 2015, 11:42 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...


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 for...


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 to...


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 expanding,...


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 comes...


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...