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Tapping the Land: Tax Increment Financing of Infrastructure
March 29, 2016 - Adam Found

Cities across Canada should consider new and innovative approaches to financing their share of infrastructure spending, according to a new C.D. Howe Institute report. In “Tapping the Land: Tax...

Rethinking Ontario's Electricity System with Consumers in Mind
September 3, 2014 - Michael Wyman

Ontario electricity consumers will benefit from less risk and lower prices if the province moves to a capacity market for obtaining generation, according to a report from the C.D. Howe Institute....

The Valuation of Public Projects: Risks, Cost of Financing and Cost of Capital
September 12, 2013 - Eric Gravel, Marcel Boyer and Sandy Mokbel

The costs of public sector investments in infrastructure projects are underestimated and should include the risks to taxpayers who backstop them, according to a report released today by the C.D....

Cars, Congestion and Costs: A New Approach to Evaluating Government Infrastructure Investment
July 11, 2013 - Benjamin Dachis

The true costs of congestion in Canada’s cities are higher than previously estimated, according to a report released today by the C.D. Howe Institute. In “Cars, Congestion and Costs: A New...

Newfoundland’s Electricity Options: Making the Right Choice Requires an Efficient Pricing Regime
January 11, 2012 - James P. Feehan

Newfoundland should hold off on plans to develop a power project on the Lower Churchill River in Labrador, according to a report released today by the C.D. Howe Institute. In “Newfoundland’s...

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Évaluation de projets publics: risques, coût de financement et coût du capital
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Le coût des investissements du secteur public dans les projets d'infrastructures sont sous-estimés et doivent comprendre les risques encourus par les contribuables, selon un rapport publié aujourd'...

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