July 7, 2020 – William Robson, CEO of the C.D. Howe Institute, announces the appointment of Stephen D. Williamson to the Institute’s Monetary Policy Council.

“Steve is one of Canada’s most accomplished and versatile...

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July 7, 2020 – Reforms to the Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA) could ease access to justice for small businesses and individuals and bolster internal trade, says a new report from the C.D. Howe Institute.

In “Internal Trade in Focus: Ten Ways to Improve the Canadian Free Trade...

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June 30, 2020 – The new North American trade deal takes effect on July 1 amid heightened uncertainty about its likely impacts. The effect of the COVID-19 crisis on supply chains, the digital transformation of the economy, and the possibility of the US reimposing aluminum and steel tariffs all...

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June 11, 2020 – Current pension rules, designed from a defined-benefit perspective, are a bad fit for target-benefit pension plans, says a new report from the C.D. Howe Institute.

In “Room to Thrive: Why Principles-based Standards Make Sense for Regulating Contingent Pension Plans,”...

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