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Jun
19

June 19, 2018The Trump Administration is deploying uncertainty as a new weapon in trade protection, according to an analysis published by the C.D. Howe Institute. In “Weaponizing Uncertainty” authors...

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Jun
14

June 14, 2018 – Ottawa should press its progressive trade agenda, which is a response to the global rise of anti-globalization, with trading partners other than Washington, according to a new report by the C.D. Howe Institute. In “Canada’s Progressive Trade Agenda: NAFTA and Beyond,” author Dan...

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Jun
12

Tuesday June 12, 2018 — The Trump Administration’s steel and aluminum tariffs will cost jobs and growth, according to a new report released by the C.D. Howe Institute. In “Quantifying the Impacts of the US Section 232 Steel and Aluminum Tariffs”, authors Dan Ciuriak and Jingliang Xiao find that...

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Jun
05

June 5, 2018 – 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 Problem” – one of the few comprehensive reports examining the size of the problem in Canada –  medical experts Jessy...

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Jun
01

June 1, 2018 – Hugh L. MacKinnon, Chair of the C.D. Howe Institute’s Board of Directors, announces the appointment of Shirlee Sharkey as a member of the Board. Kennedy was elected at the Institute’s Annual and Special Meeting of Members, May 30, 2018.

“Our leadership group welcomes...

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Jun
01

June 1, 2018 – Hugh L. MacKinnon, Chair of the C.D. Howe Institute’s Board of Directors, announces the appointment of Anna Kennedy as a member of the Board. Kennedy was elected at the Institute’s Annual and Special Meeting of Members, May 30, 2018.

“On behalf of the Board, I am pleased to...

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May
31

May 31, 2018 – William B.P. Robson, President and CEO of the C.D. Howe Institute, announces the appointment of Jeff Lozon,C.M. Chief Executive Officer, Lozon Associates, to the Institute’s National Council.

“Jeff is one of Canada’s most respected public health leaders,” said Robson. “We...

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May
31

Thursday May 31, 2018 —Taxpayers are on the hook for the unfunded liability of pension plans for federal employees, according to a new report published by the C.D Howe Institute.  In “Retiring Employees, Unretired Debt: The Surprising Hidden Cost of Federal Employee Pensions” authors William B.P...

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May
29

May 29, 2018 – William Robson, President and CEO of the C.D. Howe Institute, announces the appointment of Jean-François Perrault, Senior Vice President and Chief Economist of Scotiabank, to the Institute’s Monetary...

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May
25

William Robson, President and CEO of the C.D. Howe Institute, announces the re-appointment Thorsten Koeppl as a Fellow-in-Residence.

“Thorsten has extraordinary theoretical and practical knowledge about monetary policy and financial markets” commented Robson. “We are honoured to continue...

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