L’enrichissement de l’humanité (permis par le marché) est un ingrédient crucial de la préservation environnementale. Cependant, l’enrichissement doit s’accompagner d’un État qui se limite à gérer les externalités.
Le gouvernement fédéral doit annoncer d’ici la fin de février s’il donne ou non son feu vert au projet Frontier. Ceux qui se préoccupent de l’avenir économique et environnemental du Canada devraient l’appuyer.
Will Canada import California’s job-killing experiment and risk putting freelance work out of the reach of Canadians who need it? This MEI publication shows that forcing companies to consider freelance workers as employees could reduce these workers’ incomes and deprive many of them of this first rung on the jobs ladder.
Montreal, February 12, 2020 – Protests are taking place across the country as certain members of First Nations express their opposition to the Coastal GasLink energy project in British Columbia. Yet according to Germain Belzile, Senior Associate Researcher at the MEI, we must keep in mind that the democratically elected band councils of the communities along the pipeline’s route are in favour of the project.
Une gestion plus efficiente de la forêt représente un gain économique pour le Québec et une opportunité de réduire les gaz à effet de serre à un coût très faible, voire négatif.
Quebec’s forestry sector has been quietly losing steam for several years. The new forest regime has raised operating costs and reduced the accessibility of the resource, all while making supply more uncertain for companies in the sector. At a time when the forestry industry is facing new challenges, how could the regime that governs its activities be adapted to help it address them?
Fighting climate change with technological innovation.
Interview (in French) with Luc Vallée, Chief Operating Officer & Chief Economist at the MEI, about ways to reconcile the economy and ecology. Broadcast on Septermber 27, 2019, on the RDI network.
There are several possible solutions to counteract climate change.
Interview with Luc Vallée, Chief Operating Officer & Chief Economist at the MEI, about Canada’s carbon pricing systems and whether they meet certain basic economic conditions. Broadcast on August 7, 2019, in CITY-TY’s Breakfast Television.