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Nov
12

November 13th 2018 – Baffling financial presentations hamper councillors, ratepayers and voters seeking to hold municipal governments to account, says a new report from the C.D. Howe Institute. In “Show Us the Numbers: Grading the Financial Reports of Canada’s Municipalities,” authors...

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Nov
12

November 12, 2018 – William Robson, President and CEO of the C.D. Howe Institute, announces the re-appointment of Malcolm Hamilton as a Research Fellow.

“Malcolm is a pre-eminent thought leader on retirement saving and income in Canada,” comments Robson. “His wisdom and relentless...

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Nov
05

November 5, 2018 – William Robson, President and CEO of the C.D. Howe Institute, announces the reappointment of John Richards as a Fellow-in-Residence.

“John has had a long and productive collaboration with the Institute, most notably on social policy and issues affecting indigenous...

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Oct
30

October 31 - About 450,000 Ontarians are on social assistance, costing the province $2.8 billion annually, according to a new study from the C.D. Howe Institute.  In ‘Assessing Active Labour-Market Programs: How Effective is Ontario Works?’ authors Jason Adams, Ken Chow and David Rosé examine...

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Oct
24

Oct. 25, 2018 – Cities across Canada have the greatest effect of any level of government on the daily lives of Canadians, yet city councils seem hamstrung by the problems they face. There are solutions, according to a new book from former C.D. Howe Institute Associate Director, Research,...

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Oct
24

September 24, 2018 – William Robson, President and CEO of the C.D. Howe Institute, announces the re-appointment of Edward Iacobucci as a Fellow-in-Residence.

“Ed is a tremendous legal scholar with key practical policy insights,” comments Robson. “My colleagues and I are delighted at the...

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Oct
17

October 15, 2018 – William Robson, President and CEO of the C.D. Howe Institute, announces the re-appointment of Tammy Schirle as a Research Fellow.

“Tammy has been a key contributor to the C.D. Howe Institute’s work, notably on retirement saving and income,” comments Robson. “We are...

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Oct
16

October 17th, 2017 — Ottawa should rebate revenues from its carbon pricing backstop directly to citizens in non-compliant provinces that reject its plan, according to a new report from the C.D. Howe Institute. In “The Rocky Road to Canada-wide Carbon Pricing,” author Tracy Snoddon...

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Oct
10

October 11, 2018 —A large black market combined with supply shortages of legal marijuana will cut potential tax revenues by an estimated $800 million in the first year of legalization, according to a new report from the C.D. Howe Institute. In “Cannabis Countdown: Estimating the Size of Illegal...

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Oct
03

October 4th, 2018 – William Robson, President and CEO of the C.D. Howe Institute, announces the appointment of Gerry Protti as a Senior Fellow.

“Gerry has unparalleled experience in Canada’s energy sector,” commented Robson. “We are delighted that he will be joining the C.D. Howe...

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