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Fraser Institute News Release: Government funding for independent schools saves British Columbia taxpayers millions every year
May 22, 2024 08:00 ET | Fraser Institute
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 22, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Despite misperceptions, government funding for independent schools in British Columbia saves the province (i.e. provincial taxpayers)...
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Fraser Institute News Release: Canadians experiencing second-longest and third-steepest decline in living standards in last 40 years
May 16, 2024 05:00 ET | Fraser Institute
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 16, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- From 2019 to 2023, Canadian living standards declined—and as of the end of 2023, the decline had not yet ended, finds a new study...
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Fraser Institute News Release: Utah tops global mining survey rankings, Niger ranks last
May 14, 2024 05:00 ET | Fraser Institute
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 14, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Utah is the most attractive jurisdiction in the world for mining investment followed by Nevada, and Saskatchewan (3rd), according to the...
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Fraser Institute News Release: Saskatchewan 3rd most attractive jurisdiction worldwide for mining investment; Newfoundland & Labrador, Ontario, Manitoba, and Quebec also in global top 10
May 14, 2024 05:00 ET | Fraser Institute
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 14, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Saskatchewan remains Canada’s top-rated jurisdiction for mining investment, according to the Annual Survey of Mining Companies released...
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Fraser Institute News Release: Incomes in Ontario slowest growing nationwide over past 20 years
May 09, 2024 05:00 ET | Fraser Institute
TORONTO, May 09, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Income in Ontario grew the slowest in Canada over the past 20 years, according to a new study published by the Fraser Institute, an independent,...
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Fraser Institute News Release: B.C. health-care wait times and student test scores worsen despite marked increases in government spending
May 07, 2024 08:00 ET | Fraser Institute
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 07, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Despite substantial spending increases by the British Columbia government, the province’s health-care wait times have increased and...
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Fraser Institute News Release: Medical wait times cost Canadian patients almost $3.5 billion in lost wages last year
May 02, 2024 05:00 ET | Fraser Institute
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 02, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Long waits for surgery and medical treatment cost Canadians almost $3.5 billion in lost wages and productivity last year, finds a new...
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Fraser Institute News Release: Compliance costs for Canadians filing personal income taxes in 2023 estimated at $4.2 billion
April 30, 2024 05:00 ET | Fraser Institute
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, April 30, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Total compliance costs for filing personal income taxes in 2023 are estimated at $130 per Canadian tax filer, or $4.2 billion...
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Fraser Institute News Release: Ontario curricula for Grades 1 to 12 lacking in Canadian history
April 25, 2024 05:00 ET | Fraser Institute
TORONTO, April 25, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The curriculum guides for Ontario elementary and high school students are lacking in specific Canadian history content, and are not organized...
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Fraser Institute News Release: Low- and middle-income Canadians hit hardest by high marginal effective tax rates
April 23, 2024 05:00 ET | Fraser Institute
TORONTO, April 23, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Canadian families and individuals with annual incomes between $30,000 and $60,000 face marginal effective tax rates near or above 50 per cent, finds a new...