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Jul
18

July 19, 2018 — Ottawa should clear up confusion about its plans for clean fuel standards, according to a new report by the C.D. Howe Institute.  In “Speed Bump Ahead: Ottawa Should Drive Slowly on Clean Fuel Standards” author Benjamin Dachis argues federal policymakers must examine the inherent...

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Jul
12

July 12, 2018 – Progress in establishing international standards that promote trade, investment and prosperity is facing headwinds from the global rise of nationalism and populism, according to a new report from the C.D. Howe Institute. In “International Prudential Standards in a World of...

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Jul
09

The Board and Staff of the C.D. Howe Institute mourn the passing of Dr. Grant Louis Reuber.

Dr. Reuber served as chair of the Institute’s Board of Directors from June 1986 – June 1988. At the University of Western Ontario, he chaired the Economics Department, was the first dean of the...

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Jun
26

Le 26 juin 2018 – Ceux qui épargnent en vue de la retraite profiteraient de plus de flexibilité et de sécurité financière grâce à une période de report plus longue pour leurs prestations de la sécurité de la vieillesse (PSV), du Régime de rentes du Québec (RRQ), et du Régime de pensions du...

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Jun
26

June 26, 2018 – Retirement savers would benefit from greater flexibility and security with a longer Canada and Québec Pension Plans (C/QPP) deferral period, according to a new report by the C.D. Howe Institute. In “Deferring Receipt of Public Pension Benefits: A Tool for Flexibility” authors...

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Jun
21

June 21, 2018 - William Robson, President and CEO of the C.D. Howe Institute, announces the appointment of Bernard Morency, as a Senior Fellow. “Bernard’s knowledge of the pension and insurance industry...

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Jun
19

June 19, 2018The Trump Administration is deploying uncertainty as a new weapon in trade protection, according to an analysis published by the C.D. Howe Institute. In “Weaponizing Uncertainty” authors...

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Jun
14

June 14, 2018 – Ottawa should press its progressive trade agenda, which is a response to the global rise of anti-globalization, with trading partners other than Washington, according to a new report by the C.D. Howe Institute. In “Canada’s Progressive Trade Agenda: NAFTA and Beyond,” author Dan...

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Jun
12

Tuesday June 12, 2018 — The Trump Administration’s steel and aluminum tariffs will cost jobs and growth, according to a new report released by the C.D. Howe Institute. In “Quantifying the Impacts of the US Section 232 Steel and Aluminum Tariffs”, authors Dan Ciuriak and Jingliang Xiao find that...

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Jun
05

June 5, 2018 – Drug shortages in Canada are a problem in need of immediate solutions, according to a new report from the C.D. Howe Institute. In “Assessing Canada’s Drug Shortage Problem” – one of the few comprehensive reports examining the size of the problem in Canada –  medical experts Jessy...

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