After Huffington Post’s recent purchase by US-based Buzzfeed, Huffington Post Canada and Huffington Post Quebec blindsided employees with mass layoffs in a cost-cutting move.
La relance économique post COVID-19 passera par nos régions et nous devons, dès maintenant, leur donner les moyens de faire partie de la solution.
The federal minimum wage in the United States has been $7.25 an hour since 2009, and for years lawmakers and activists have called for its increase.
The Commission de la construction du Québec (CCQ) today announced some “historic” new measures.
With the Quebec government about to review the province’s forest regime, environmentalists are busy trying to reduce the development of this natural resource. This publication shows, however, that we could increase the harvest of our forests without undermining the renewal of the resource.
The federal government should encourage economic recovery by being more flexible, not by making the current regulatory framework more restrictive.
Bien que l’intention derrière cette mesure énergétique soit louable, son format sera dommageable pour l’économie canadienne, alors que son effet sur l’environnement est très incertain.
The federal government will soon publish the new Clean Fuel Standard (CFS). Although this reform has attracted less attention from the general public than the imposition of a carbon tax, it is once again Canadian manufacturing companies and consumers who will feel its effects. This Montreal Economic Institute publication shines a light on the unintended consequences of the CFS.
Lockdown measures were put in place hastily and, apparently, without considering their economic and social costs. In this publication, researchers attempt to quantify the impact of lockdown measures.
Too often, lawmakers propose reforms that might sound good, but actually make the problem worse. Instead of making it harder to hire freelancers and parttime workers, lawmakers should be making it easier.