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National Priorities 2016
March 3, 2016
The National Priorities 2016 series provides a high level overview of key issues that the federal and provincial governments need to address, and provides an opportunity to highlight policy...
Students in Jeopardy: An Agenda for Improving Results in Band-Operated Schools
January 28, 2016 - Barry Anderson and John Richards
Major reforms are needed to address Canada’s failing reserve schools, according to a new C.D. Howe Institute report. In “Students in Jeopardy: An Agenda for Improving Results in Band-Operated Schools...
Underperforming Adults? The Paradox of Skills Development in Canada
September 16, 2015 - Andrew Parkin
Canada’s lacklustre performance on the OECD’s test of adult literacy, numeracy and problem solving has raised questions about the quality of provincial education systems, but the explanation for the...
We studied teachers' pay in Canada. What we found will surprise you.
September 1, 2015 - David Johnson
There is no clear relationship between province-wide student assessment results and relative teacher pay in Canada’s six largest provinces, according to a new C.D. Howe Institute report. In “Value...
Nous avons étudié la rémunération des enseignants au Canada. Ce que nous avons découvert vous surprendra.
September 1, 2015 - David Johnson
Il n’existe aucune relation claire entre les résultats des évaluations des élèves à l’échelle provinciale et la rémunération relative des enseignants dans les six plus importantes provinces...
Drawing Down Our Savings: The Prospects for RRIF Holders Following the 2015 Federal Budget
The 2015 federal budget’s reduction of the mandatory minimum withdrawals from registered retirement income funds (RRIFs) and similar tax-deferred accounts will reduce the risk that many Canadians...

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