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Caring for Canadians requires better balance, more choice – Volume II of Manning, Harris series says flawed federalism puts social programs at risk

Montreal, October 24, 2005 – In a new Montreal Economic Institute-Fraser Institute policy paper, Preston Manning and Mike Harris say Canada can dramatically improve its approach to K-12 education, welfare, health and child care by better balancing federal/provincial responsibilities, offering more freedom of choice, and empowering Canadians with personal responsibility.

Canadian Healthcare Manager honours Dr. Jacques Chaoulli

Montreal, October 14, 2005 – The Montreal Economic Institute (MEI) is pleased to announce that Canadian Healthcare Manager magazine (Rogers Media) named Dr. Jacques Chaoulli the winner of its annual “Who’s Who in Healthcare” prize in the Healthcare Provider category.

Privatization of alcohol trade in Ontario and Quebec: Consumers would come out ahead in an Alberta-style system, says the MEI

Montreal, October 5, 2005 – A new study from the Montreal Economic Institute concludes that privatizing the Liquor Control Board of Ontario (LCBO) and the Société des alcools du Québec (SAQ) would not only benefit consumers from these provinces but could also result in higher liquor sale revenues for both the Ontario and Quebec governments.

Une majorité de Québécois souhaitent que leur gouvernement se conforme au jugement de la Cour suprême sur le privé en santé

Montreal, June 28, 2005 – Selon un sondage Léger Marketing commandé par l’Institut économique de Montréal (IEDM), 61% des Québécois estiment que le gouvernement du Québec devrait se conformer au récent jugement de la Cour suprême qui lève l’interdiction aux citoyens de payer, directement ou par le biais d’assurances privées, pour des soins de santé déjà couverts par le régime public d’assurance maladie.

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