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Le Québec a besoin d’un Plan Sud pour redonner à Montréal sa vitalité

September 20, 2011

Mario Lefebvre
Centre des études municipales

English version

Montréal est le grand moteur de la croissance économique du Québec. Ainsi va Montréal, ainsi vont la majorité des collectivités environnantes et, en fait, la plus grande partie de la province. Les résultats économiques de Montréal étant inférieurs à la ...

Québec needs a “Plan Sud” focused on reviving Montréal

September 20, 2011

Centre for Municipal Studies

Version française

Montréal is a pivotal engine for economic growth in the province of Québec. As Montréal goes, so go most of its surrounding communities and, in fact, most of the province. With Montréal’s economic performance being sub-par for the past 25 years ...

The Cruel Economics of NHL Headshots and Enforcers

September 06, 2011

Glen Hodgson
Senior Vice-President and Chief Economist
Forecasting and Analysis

As the NHL prepares for another season, there is more sad news about players who will never play again. Wade Belak tragically joined Rick Rypien and Derek Boogaard as NHL enforcers (or designated fighters) who died far too young. ...

Retirement Homes—The Future of Canada’s Housing Market?

September 01, 2011

Pedro Antunes

Pedro Antunes
Forecasting and Analysis

Alicia Macdonald

Alicia Macdonald
Forecasting and Analysis

It is well known that our population is entering an era of rapid aging. Population aging has wide ranging impacts for our country and while much of the policy debate surrounds the impact on areas ...

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