Federal budget: You can’t solve a productivity emergency with tax hikes

Montreal, April 16, 2024 – The increase in the capital gains tax inclusion rate will further exacerbate Canada’s productivity lag, asserted the Montreal Economic Institute in response to the publication of the federal budget this…

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REACTION: Large geriatric clinics bear no resemblance to the mini-hospitals that were promised

Montreal, April 16, 2024 – By switching from private mini-hospitals to geriatric clinics, the Legault government is breaking its election promise, says a researcher at the Montreal Economic Institute.

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Healthcare in Canada 2024 – Ipsos poll commissioned by the MEI

Dissatisfied with the state of their provincial health care systems, a majority of Canadians are open to greater reliance on the private sector, according to this MEI-Ipsos poll.

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The reason to care about economics, and the reason to study it, is not just to understand material well-being, but instead it's about a much bigger picture: how we cooperate in a world of strangers and diversity, and how we turn that cooperation into better and longer and more peaceful lives for more people.

Steven Horwitz (1964-2021), Distinguished Professor of Free Enterprise, Ball State University.

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The State of the Boreal Forest Harvest

Setting the record straight on mistaken information about the forest harvest in Canada.

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