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Bits, Bytes, and Taxes: VAT and the Digital Economy in Canada
August 23, 2017 - Rosalie Wyonch

Foreign providers of online services enjoy a tax advantage over domestic providers, according to a new report from the C.D. Howe Institute. In Bits, Bytes, and Taxes: VAT and the Digital...

Good Governance of Monetary Policy in Canada:  Lessons from the C.D. Howe Institute’s Shadow Council
October 30, 2014 - Matthias Neuenkirch and Pierre Siklos

The Bank of Canada should consider publicly disclosing the discussions and dissenting opinions of members of its interest-rate-setting committee, according to a new C.D. Howe Institute report. In...

The Ill Wind that Blows from Europe: Implications for Canada’s Economy
March 5, 2014 - Pierre Siklos

The continuing possibility that things could take a turn for the worse in the eurozone ought to be a concern for Canadian policymakers, according to a report released today by the C.D. Howe...

Core, What is it Good For? Why the Bank of Canada Should Focus on Headline Inflation
September 29, 2011 - Colin Busby and Philippe Bergevin

The Bank of Canada should place less emphasis on the “core” Consumer Price Index (CPI) in explaining its policy choices, according to a report released today by the C.D. Howe Institute. In, “Core...

Rosalie Wyonch - Let’s Focus on the Supply for Getting High
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From: Rosalie Wyonch To: Provincial Marijuana regulators Date: August 24, 2017 Re: Let’s Focus on the Supply for Getting High Provincial governments are in the midst of developing policy strategies...
Sen and Wyonch - Don't (Over) Tax that Joint, My Friend
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From: Anindya Sen and Rosalie Wyonch To: The Honourable Bill Blair, Parliamentary Secretary to the Justice Minister Date: July 19, 2017 Re: Don't (Over) Tax that Joint, My Friend The federal...
Ben Dachis - Getting the Big (and Small) Things Right in National Energy Board Review
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To: The Hon. Jim Carr, Minister of Natural Resources From: Benjamin Dachis Date: June 14, 2017 Re: Getting the Big (and Small) Things Right in National Energy Board Review It’s been a busy month on...

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