The best way for liberalization to happen is for a province or territory to act unilaterally to end its own barriers.
While Canada continues to negotiate free trade agreements with numerous countries, the provinces maintain obstacles to trade within our own borders. The MEI and the Canadian Constitution Foundation (CCF) have listed them from best to worst in a ranking of Canadian provinces and territories by their openness to internal trade.
The CRTC must proactively rescind the telecom exception and reintegrate the sector under the general competition regime.
The question of the price of cellphone packages in Canada recently resurfaced again, this time during the election campaign. In the context of this debate, we too often forget that Canada has top quality telecommunications infrastructure, despite a regulatory framework that is very restrictive for companies in this sector.
Ethiopia is turning to the free market economy.
The Montreal Economic Institute (MEI) commissioned Ipsos to poll Canadians on their opinions regarding interprovincial free trade.
In 2011, Magatte Wade is presented as one of the 20 most influential African women by Forbes magazine. Three years later, she is at the top of the “20 young builders of Africa of tomorrow” ranking. During her visit to Montreal, she delivered a vibrant plea for capitalism and entrepreneurship in Africa.
Why is the government unable to fix its computer bugs?
How to Modernize the Taxi Industry.
In Quebec, as in many other places in the world, a permit is required to provide taxi services. For a long time, this has led to a lack of competition and the resulting effects. The Quebec government will soon table a bill to modernize the taxi industry. On which principles should new regulation be based if it is also to serve as a framework for future innovations in the sector?