AI, robotics, automation unlikely to lead to mass job losses: Fraser Institute
Essay series contends new jobs will emerge as businesses and workers adapt.
The most irrational, damaging or downright dumb beliefs of 2017
A look back at 2017 shows far too many instances in Canada where we got it all wrong.
Ontario must pull the plug on painful electricity-related policies
Rates for industry are among highest in North America, thanks to a series of bad policy decisions.
Don’t be fooled, Canada’s economy is in decline
Private and international investors have lost confidence; not a competitive place to do business.
Trudeau on pace to lead all PMs in per-person federal debt
Based on accumulation outside world wars or economic recessions.
Ontario electricity costs cut 74,000 manufacturing jobs since 2008
Fraser Institute study says 1.8 jobs lost to every one gained from green energy.
Carbon pricing systems across Canada undermine potential benefits: report
Fraser Institute says conditions necessary for them to work are not being met.
Much of the infrastructure spending unlikely to grow economy: Report
Fraser Institute study shows only 11 cents on the dollar related to transportation and trade.
Saskatchewan, Manitoba the world’s top mining investment stops
BC, Ontario drop in global ranking over uncertainty surrounding land claims.
Fraser Institute says BC’s carbon tax is no longer revenue neutral
Study suggests tax was revenue neutral up until 2013, when BC stopped providing new cuts to offset the additional revenues.
Happy 150th Canada: Net debt to hit $727.5B this year
Fraser Institute report warns a period of chronic deficits and ballooning debt looms.
Closing Ontario’s coal-fired power did little to reduce pollution
As the federal government moves to phase out coal by 2030, the Fraser Institute it to heed the province’s example.
The Alberta advantage is gone thanks to NDP government tax hikes: study
Fraser Institute reports corporate rates now lower in BC, Ontario and Quebec.
Government workers’ pay 10.6% higher than private-sector: study
Benefits for federal, provincial and municipal employees are also more generous.
Sask. more attractive for oil and gas companies than Alberta: study
Province tumbles on Fraser Institute Policy Perception Index in the 2016 Global Petroleum Survey.