Let the Market Decide: The Case Against Mandatory Pick-and-Pay

A proposal by the Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) to mandate “pick-and-pay” television offerings for Canadians is deeply misguided, according to a report from...

Sticker Shock: The Causes of the Canada-US Price Differential
May 6, 2014 - Nicholas Li

Consumers should blame government policy, not retail price gouging for large Canada-US price gaps, according to a new C.D. Howe Institute report. In “Sticker Shock: The Causes of the Canada-US...

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...

Full Throttle: Reforming Canada’s Aviation Policy
January 22, 2014 - Benjamin Dachis

Canada’s airports and airlines are hobbled by federal government policies that send travelers’ costs soaring, according to a report released today by the C.D. Howe Institute. In “Full Throttle:...

The New Multilateralism: The Shift to Private Global Regulation
August 29, 2012 - Lawrence L. Herman

Global commerce is experiencing a rapid shift from government- to private-sector standard-setting for everything from product safety and quality to corporate behavior abroad, according to a report...

Unclogging the Pipes: Pipeline Reviews and Energy Policy
February 29, 2012 - Joseph A. Doucet

The federal government needs to reform Canada’s regulatory review process for energy pipelines, according to a report released today by the C.D. Howe Institute. In “Unclogging the...

Waitzer, Sarro - Corporate Law Reform: Focusing on Issues that Matter
Intelligence Memos
From: Edward Waitzer and Douglas Sarro To: The Hon. Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science, and Economic Development Date: September 6, 2019 Re: Corporate Law Reform: Focusing on Issues that...
Comey, Atkinson - Regent Debate: Should Governments Regulate Big Tech to Protect the Public Interest?
Intelligence Memos
The C.D. Howe Institute’s third Regent Debate recently addressed the question: Should Governments Regulate Big Tech to Protect the Public Interest? Today, former FBI director James Comey and Robert...
Melanie Aitken - Regent Debate: Tech has Outstripped Competition Oversight
Intelligence Memos
The C.D. Howe Institute’s third Regent Debate recently addressed the question: Should Governments Regulate Big Tech to Protect the Public Interest? Melanie Aitken, former Commissioner of the...

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