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Value of Radiology

Excessive wait times bring with them a host of negative consequences. They can create economic inefficiencies by forcing patients to take time away from work, hurting the …

—39 pages

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Retail Trade

Statistics Canada release showed retail sales edging up a mere 0.1 per cent in April. This followed strong back-to-back gains in February and March, so a slowdown …

Canadian Economics
Blog—5 minute read

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Powering Down Emissions: Case Studies

Canada-wide, the electricity sector is undergoing a fundamental transformation. As the sector reduces its GHG emissions, it is already playing a ...

Energy & Environment
Report—41 pages

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Immigration Is Key to Canada’s Growth Strategy

Canada’s labour force is being challenged by its aging population and low fertility rate. We need new sources of talent to maintain high living standards …

—56 pages

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