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Fraser Institute News Release: COVID-19 recession exacerbates need to reform Employment Insurance in Canada
March 02, 2021 05:00 ET | Fraser Institute
CALGARY, Alberta, March 02, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The COVID-19 economic shutdowns and recession have caused unemployment to rise, placing financial pressure on the Employment Insurance program...
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Fraser Institute News Release: Canada’s economic performance heading into COVID recession was weakest of last five pre-recession periods
February 11, 2021 05:00 ET | Fraser Institute
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Feb. 11, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Canada’s economy was the weakest entering the COVID-recession compared to the last five pre-recession or economic slowdown periods,...
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Fraser Institute News Release: Tax reform key to economic growth and four-day work week
February 04, 2021 05:00 ET | Fraser Institute
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Feb. 04, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- If governments across Canada want to help increase productivity—and the possibility of a four-day work week—they should lower tax rates...
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Fraser Institute News Release: Canada’s combined federal-provincial debt will reach $2 trillion in 2020/21; Ontario’s combined debt now exceeds 100% of the province’s economy
February 02, 2021 05:00 ET | Fraser Institute
TORONTO, Feb. 02, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Combined federal and provincial debt in Canada has doubled from $1.0 trillion in 2007/08 to a projected $2.0 trillion this year, finds a new study released...
Genetec Broadens its Access Control Offering for US Federal Government Customers
January 27, 2021 09:30 ET | Genetec, Inc.
MONTREAL, Jan. 27, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Genetec Inc. (“Genetec”), a leading technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations, and business intelligence solutions, today...
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Fraser Institute News Release: Indigenous spending up 50% since 2015 despite evidence that more money won’t solve chronic problems
January 26, 2021 05:00 ET | Fraser Institute
CALGARY, Alberta, Jan. 26, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- If policymakers want to help improve living standards in Indigenous communities, particularly in remote areas of Canada, they should help foster...
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Fraser Institute News Release: Equalization payments to Maritime Canada in jeopardy as Alberta and other “have” provinces struggle
December 03, 2020 05:00 ET | Fraser Institute
HALIFAX, Nova Scotia, Dec. 03, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Economic weakness in Alberta and other “have” provinces is causing the gap between Canada’s richer and poorer provinces to shrink rapidly. If...
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The George Washington University Honored With Award of Excellence in Job Order Contracting
December 01, 2020 09:28 ET | Gordian
Greenville, SC, Dec. 01, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Gordian, the leading provider of facility and construction cost data, software and expertise, announced that the George Washington University (GW)...
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Fraser Institute News Release: Average federal child benefit increases nearly the same for households earning $120,000 and households earning less than $20,000
November 26, 2020 05:00 ET | Fraser Institute
TORONTO, Nov. 26, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Families with between $100,000 and $120,000 of annual household income received (on average) roughly the same increase in cash benefits from the new Canada...
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Fraser Institute News Release: Canada one of the highest spenders on health-care among universal access countries; ranks near bottom on number of doctors, hospital beds and wait times
November 10, 2020 05:00 ET | Fraser Institute
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Nov. 10, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Despite spending more on health-care than most other developed countries with universal health care, Canada has some of the lowest...