The government of Canada has once again postponed the reopening of the Canada-U.S. land border until at least July 21, at which point 487 days will have passed since the last time non-essential land travel was permitted between the two countries.
In conjunction with the 2020 Recovery Plan, the Alberta government should encourage innovation through the cultivation of values that run deep in the province, and support a competitive business environment.
Updating the royalty system to one based on market pricing for bitumen also invites capital investment and the accompanying development of other oil sands products such as carbon fibre.
Depuis plus d’un an, le prix des propriétés a explosé au Québec. Cette flambée des prix s’explique par plusieurs facteurs, dont certaines mesures mises en place dans les dernières années par les différents paliers de gouvernement.
Montreal, June 23, 2021 – Rapidly rising prices for residential real estate in Canada, whether in Montreal, Toronto, or Vancouver, has very tangible consequences for the middle class. In Vancouver, the average price of a detached house is now $1.7 million, and the average price across all home types is over a million dollars in Toronto. Meanwhile, potential buyers in Montreal are also faced with an overheated sector characterized by bidding wars. What explains this?
The COVID-19 pandemic has shown us once again the importance of quickly developing and approving the use of innovative drugs. This publication has two recommendations to help ensure that Canadians have quicker access to medications.
New drugs and vaccines likely to increase life expectancy, quality of life and save money, so we should reduce approval delays as much as possible.
Undercutting the profits of drug companies is no way to reward them for their monumental contribution to our well-being.
Governments and charities should purchase vaccines and either donate them or sell them at discounted prices to poorer countries.
We should use the RAMQ’s exhaustive data to encourage different pharmaceutical companies to set up shop in Quebec, or to sign agreements like Israel’s.