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Jan
16

January 17, 2019 – Cost-overruns at several large-scale hydro projects in Canada raise questions about the economic viability of continuing construction to completion. In “Dammed If You Do: How Sunk Costs Are Dragging Canadian Electricity Ratepayers Underwater” author A.J. Goulding argues that...

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Jan
09

January 10, 2019—The Ontario government's proposed childcare rebate will offer working mothers relief and create a windfall of tax revenues for the federal government, according to a new report from the C.D. Howe Institute. In “Mothers at Work: The Fiscal Implications of the Proposed Ontario...

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Dec
19

December 13 – William Robson, President and CEO of the C.D. Howe Institute, announces the appointment of Miville Tremblay as a Senior Fellow.

“Miville’s deep knowledge of monetary policy and finance, sound judgement and strategic expertise will be of great benefit to the C.D. Howe...

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Dec
13

December 13 – Canada’s municipalities are routinely missing the spending targets in their budgets by large amounts, undermining the ability of voters to hold them accountable, according to a new study from the C.D. Howe Institute.

In “Wild Numbers: Getting Better Fiscal Accountability in...

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Dec
12

December 12  – William Robson, President and CEO of the C.D. Howe Institute, announces the appointment of Angela Ferrante as a Senior Fellow.

“Angela and the C.D. Howe Institute have a long and rewarding history together,” said Robson “We continue to reap the benefit of her strategic...

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Dec
10

December 11, 2018 - The best and worst major cities for business investment are identified in a new report from the C.D. Howe Institute. In “Business Tax Burdens in Canada’s Major Cities: The 2018 Report Card” authors Adam Found and Peter Tomlinson...

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Dec
10

December 10, 2018 – Hugh L. MacKinnon, Chair of the C.D. Howe Institute’s Board of Directors, announces the appointment of Heather Chalmers as the new member of the Board. Chalmers was elected at the Institute’s Board Meeting, November 28, 2018.

“On behalf of the Board, I am pleased to...

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Dec
06

December 6 – William Robson, President and CEO of the C.D. Howe Institute, announces the re-appointment of David Longworth as a Research Fellow.

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Dec
04

Dec. 4 - The Bank of Canada should restore the important role of tracking the money supply as a predictor of future inflation and economic performance, according to a major new book on the conduct of monetary policy from the C.D. Howe Institute.

In “Navigating Turbulence: Canadian...

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Nov
26

November 27, 2018—Current reconciliation efforts between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples are missing the main target, according to a new report from the C.D. Howe Institute. In “Pursuing Reconciliation: The Case for an Off-Reserve Urban Agenda,” author John Richards argues that the federal...

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