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November 19, 2015

Canada faces a deep long-term fiscal challenge, as its population ages and its labour force growth slows, states a new report from the C.D. Howe Institute. In “Tax Reform Priorities for Canada: Creating More Wealth to Go Around,” authors Craig Alexander and Alexandre Laurin address how the superior approach to meeting Canada’s long-term fiscal challenge is to look for ways to boost productivity and competitiveness, and zero in on the tax system as a place to start the examination of boosting productivity. 

Alexandre Laurin
Alexandre Laurin, Director of Research, Policy Expert

Alexandre Laurin joined the C.D. Howe Institute in 2008 and became Director of Research in 2014.

From 1999 to 2008, Mr. Laurin worked for the Parliamentary Information and Research Service where he provided reports, analysis and policy advice to Members of the House of Commons and the Senate and to parliamentary committees on a non-partisan and confidential basis.

Craig Alexander