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Feb 26, 2019, 08:30 ET Canada Not a "Free Rider" on US Drug Research: C.D. Howe Institute

TORONTO, Feb. 26, 2019 /CNW/ - Canada should not be classified as a "free rider" in drug pricing according to a new report from the C.D. Howe Institute. In "High Drug Prices, Big R&D Spenders and...


Jan 07, 2019, 14:44 ET Bank of Canada Should Hold Overnight Rate at 1.75 Percent through March, Hike to 2.25 in a Year's Time Says C.D. Howe Institute Monetary Policy Council

TORONTO, Jan. 7, 2019 /CNW/ - The C.D. Howe Institute's Monetary Policy Council (MPC) called for the Bank of Canada to keep its target for the overnight rate, its benchmark policy interest rate, at 1....


Dec 11, 2018, 10:24 ET The Best (and Worst) Big Cities for Business Investment: The 2018 Report Card

TORONTO, Dec.11, 2018 /CNW/ - The best and worst major cities for business investment are identified in a new report from the C.D. Howe Institute. In "Business Tax Burdens in Canada's Major Cities:...


Dec 04, 2018, 11:33 ET Bank of Canada Should Follow the Money: C.D. Howe Institute

TORONTO, Dec. 4, 2018 /CNW/ - The Bank of Canada should restore the important role of tracking the money supply as a predictor of future inflation and economic performance, according to a major new...


Nov 29, 2018, 14:32 ET Bank of Canada Should Hold Overnight Rate at 1.75 Percent through January, Hike to 2.25 in a Year's Time Says C.D. Howe Institute Monetary Policy Council

TORONTO, Nov. 29, 2018 /CNW/ - The C.D. Howe Institute's Monetary Policy Council (MPC) called for the Bank of Canada to keep its target for the overnight rate, its benchmark policy interest rate, at...


Nov 27, 2018, 09:48 ET Reconciliation Efforts Missing the Main Target: C.D. Howe Institute

TORONTO, Nov. 27, 2018 /CNW/ - Current reconciliation efforts between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples are missing the main target, according to a new report from the C.D. Howe Institute. In...


Nov 21, 2018, 10:29 ET Two Sides of the Crypto Coin - ICOs Need Smart Regulation

TORONTO, Nov. 21, 2018 /CNW/ - Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) fill an essential gap in funding for entrepreneurs with limited access to other forms of capital, but a new report from the C.D. Howe...


Nov 13, 2018, 09:00 ET The 2018 Baffling Budgets Scorecard on Canada's Cities: C.D Howe Institute

TORONTO, Nov. 13, 2018 /CNW/ - Baffling financial presentations hamper councillors, ratepayers and voters seeking to hold municipal governments to account, says a new report from the C.D. Howe...


Oct 18, 2018, 14:03 ET Bank of Canada Should Raise Overnight Rate to 1.75 Percent Next Week, Hike to 2.50 in a Year's Time Says C.D. Howe Institute Monetary Policy Council

TORONTO, Oct. 18, 2018 /CNW/ - The C.D. Howe Institute's Monetary Policy Council (MPC) called for the Bank of Canada to raise its target for the overnight rate, its benchmark policy interest rate, to ...


Aug 30, 2018, 15:31 ET Bank of Canada Should Hold Overnight Rate at 1.25 Percent Next Week, Hike to 2.00 in a Year's Time: C.D. Howe Institute Monetary Policy Council

TORONTO, Aug. 30, 2018 /CNW/ - The C.D. Howe Institute's Monetary Policy Council (MPC) called for the Bank of Canada to hold its target for the overnight rate, its benchmark policy interest rate, at...


Jul 05, 2018, 14:16 ET Bank of Canada Should Raise Overnight Rate to 1.50 Percent Next Week, Hike to 2.00 in a Year's Time, Says C.D. Howe Institute Monetary Policy Council

TORONTO, July 5, 2018 /CNW/ - The C.D. Howe Institute's Monetary Policy Council (MPC) called for the Bank of Canada to raise its target for the overnight rate, its benchmark policy interest rate, to...


Jun 05, 2018, 06:00 ET Canada's Drug Shortage Problem Needs Action, Say Medical Experts - C.D. Howe Institute

TORONTO, June 5, 2018 /CNW/ - Drug shortages in Canada are a problem in need of immediate solutions, according to a new report from the C.D. Howe Institute. In "Assessing Canada's Drug Shortage...


May 24, 2018, 14:11 ET Bank of Canada Should Hold Overnight Rate at 1.25 Percent Next Week, Hike to 2.00 in a Year's Time: C.D. Howe Institute Monetary Policy Council

TORONTO, May 24, 2018 /CNW/ - The C.D. Howe Institute's Monetary Policy Council (MPC) called for the Bank of Canada to hold its target for the overnight rate, its benchmark policy interest rate, at 1....


May 15, 2018, 06:00 ET Barriers to Housing Supply Adding Six-Figure Sticker Shock - C.D. Howe Institute

TORONTO, May 15, 2018 /CNW/ - Barriers to increasing housing supply, many stemming from excessive regulation, are driving up the price of homes in Canadian cities by six figures, finds a new report...


May 10, 2018, 06:00 ET Loose Fiscal Controls Lead to Blown Budgets - C.D. Howe Institute

TORONTO, May 10, 2018 /CNW/ - Over the past 15 years, Canada's federal, provincial, and territorial governments have regularly missed budget spending and revenue targets, with spending overshoots of...


Apr 26, 2018, 06:00 ET Address Low Vaccination Rates Posing Health Hazard on Adult Canadians - C. D. Howe Institute

TORONTO, April 26, 2018 /CNW/ - Despite clinical evidence showing the value of immunization, vaccination rates among adult Canadians are dangerously low, according to a new report from the C.D. Howe...


Apr 12, 2018, 14:30 ET Bank of Canada Should Hold Overnight Rate at 1.25 Percent Next Week, Hike to 2.00 by Next Year: C.D. Howe Institute Monetary Policy Council

TORONTO, April 12, 2018 /CNW/ - The C.D. Howe Institute's Monetary Policy Council (MPC) called for the Bank of Canada to maintain its target for the overnight rate, the very short-term interest rate...


Mar 01, 2018, 14:12 ET Bank of Canada Should Maintain Overnight Rate at 1.25 Percent through April: C.D. Howe Institute Monetary Policy Council

TORONTO, March 1, 2018 /CNW/ - The C.D. Howe Institute's Monetary Policy Council (MPC) called for the Bank of Canada to maintain its target for the overnight rate, the very short-term interest rate...


Feb 27, 2018, 18:08 ET C.D. Howe Institute Experts: Quotable Comments on Federal Budget 2018

TORONTO, Feb. 27, 2018 /CNW/ - The C.D. Howe Institute experts weigh in on the key themes of the federal budget, released earlier today. OVERVIEW Bill Robson, President and CEO: "Federal budgets show ...


Jan 11, 2018, 14:07 ET Bank of Canada Should Raise Overnight Rate to 1.25 Percent Next Week and 1.75 Percent by January 2019: C.D. Howe Institute Monetary Policy Council

TORONTO, Jan. 11, 2018 /CNW/ - The C.D. Howe Institute's Monetary Policy Council (MPC) called for the Bank of Canada to raise its target for the overnight rate, the very short-term interest rate it...


Nov 30, 2017, 14:45 ET Bank of Canada Should Hold Overnight Rate at 1.00 Percent Next Week; Hike to 1.50 Percent by December 2018: C.D. Howe Institute Monetary Policy Council

TORONTO, Nov. 30, 2017 /CNW/ - The C.D. Howe Institute's Monetary Policy Council (MPC) called for the Bank of Canada to keep its target for the overnight rate, the very short-term interest rate it...


Nov 28, 2017, 06:00 ET Canadian Cities Need Cleaner Books for Taxpayer Accountability - C.D. Howe Institute

TORONTO, Nov. 28, 2017 /CNW/ - Canada's major cities tend to understate revenue and spending, wait too long to release budgets, and confuse taxpayers with obscure figures in their financial reports,...


Nov 21, 2017, 06:00 ET Aging Boomers Breaking the Bank: Later Retirement Part of Solution -- C.D. Howe Institute

TORONTO, Nov. 21, 2017 /CNW/ - Canada's greying workforce will spell big fiscal trouble for future taxpayers, according to a new C.D. Howe Institute report. In "The Fiscal Implications of Canadians'...


Nov 14, 2017, 06:00 ET Canada's Workforce Faces a Troubling Slide in Literacy, Numeracy Skills - C.D. Howe Institute

TORONTO, Nov. 14, 2017 /CNW/ - Canada's workforce has experienced a troubling slide in literacy and numeracy skills, despite higher levels of education and improvements in learning technology,...


Nov 07, 2017, 06:00 ET Ottawa Should Lift Unfair Contribution Limits on RRSPs, Pension Plans - C.D. Howe Institute

TORONTO, Nov. 7, 2017 /CNW/ - Ottawa should raise contribution limits for savers in RRSPs and defined-contribution pension plans, says a new C.D. Howe Institute report. In "Rethinking Limits on...