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The Economic Footprint of Home and Community Care in Canada: Does the Shoe Fit?

May 28, 2012

Carole Stonebridge Carole Stonebridge
Senior Research Associate
Health Programs
Organizational Effectiveness and Learning

Ask any Canadian and they will likely tell you they would prefer to recover from illness or receive end-of-life care in the comfort and familiarity of their own homes. But is this a realistic option for ...

The Next U.S. President's Biggest Challenge: Filling the Fiscal Hole

May 15, 2012

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

2012 is a presidential election year for our next-door neighbour, the United States. The next six months will see endless posturing and debate on many issues, from health care, to job creation, to how to deal with Iran; ...

Over a Barrel of Oil? Scotland’s Independence Movement

May 11, 2012

Kip Beckman

Principal Research Associate,
Economic Services

Scotland will hold a referendum in the autumn of 2014 over the issue of independence from Great Britain. In a recent article, the Economist notes that both sides of the dispute are hurling accusations back and forth as the pro-independence Scottish National ...

Comprehensive Tax Reform: The Next Priority for a Canadian Growth Agenda

May 07, 2012

Glen Hodgson

Senior Vice-President and Chief Economist
Forecasting and Analysis

Comprehensive tax reform in Canada seems to take place once a generation, and the current tax system is well past its “best before” date. Our tax system has lost sight of the basic principles of efficiency, neutrality and ...

Can Alberta Keep the Good Times Rolling This Time?

May 02, 2012

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

The Alberta election is over and people are again focused on work, studies, family. Economic prospects are pretty good right now in Alberta—better than in every other state and province in North America, even booming Saskatchewan next door. ...


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