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The Impact of Diplomatic Representation Abroad on Canada’s Exports
April 16, 2014 - Dan Ciuriak

“Government-to-government” relations, underpinned by high-level Canadian representation in foreign nations, such as an embassy, significantly boost the level of Canadian exports to those countries...

Credibility on the (Bottom) Line: The Fiscal Accountability of Canada’s Senior Governments, 2013
March 24, 2014 - Colin Busby and William B.P. Robson

Canada’s senior governments have regularly missed budget spending and revenue targets during the last decade, with spending overruns of $47 billion combined, according to a report released today...

Registering in Harmony: The Case for Pan-Canadian Corporate Registration
February 25, 2014 - Daniel Schwanen and Omar Chatur

Canadian businesses face costly red tape when they want to do business across provincial borders; a problem that is hindering business expansion and economic growth, according to a report released...

Canada’s 2012 Fiscal Accountability Rankings
February 21, 2013 - Colin Busby and William B.P. Robson

Canada’s senior governments have regularly missed budget spending and revenue targets during the last decade, according to a report by the C.D. Howe Institute. In "Canada’s 2012 Fiscal...

A Taxing Dilemma: Assessing the Impact of Tax and Price Changes on the Tobacco Market
May 10, 2012 - Ian Irvine and William Sims

Government efforts to tax cigarettes in Canada can have unintended consequences for tax revenues and the supply of contraband cigarettes, according to a report released today by the C.D. Howe...

What CIDA Should Do: The Case for Focusing Aid on Better Schools
April 30, 2012 - John Richards

The Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) could improve its development aid impact by focusing on basic education, according to a report released today by the C.D. Howe Institute. In...

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Réformer le financement des services de garde des enfants au Québec: oui, mais comment?
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Avec les élections au Québec qui approchent à grands pas, le financement des services de garde (et des services publics en général) risque d’être encore une fois au cœur des débats. Dans l’étude «...

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