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Not Just for Kids: How to Improve Adult Vaccination Uptake in Canada
April 24, 2018 - Colin Busby
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 Institute. In “Not Just for Kids...
Buildings with Benefits: The Defect of Density Bonusing
April 17, 2018 - Aaron Moore
Ontario should scrap arbitrary and opaque density bonusing deals between municipalities and developers, according to a new report from the C.D. Howe Institute. In Buildings with Benefits: The Defect...
Productivity and the Financial Sector – What’s Missing?
April 10, 2018 - Jeremy Kronick
Canada’s financial institutions are key to solving the country’s productivity problem, according to a new report from the C.D. Howe Institute. In “Productivity and the Financial Sector – What’s...
Healthcare Costs in Canada: Stopping Bad News Getting Worse
April 5, 2018 - William B.P. Robson
Preliminary figures show faster growth in the amounts governments are budgeting for healthcare over the past three years, according to a new report from the C.D. Howe Institute. In “Healthcare Costs...
Regulatory Reform in Ontario: Machine Learning and Regulation
March 29, 2018
Regulators can better use big data and machine learning to save time and money for businesses, individuals and themselves, according to a new report from the C.D. Howe Institute. In “Regulatory...
Faulty Transmissions: How Demographics Affect Monetary Policy in Canada
March 27, 2018 - Steve Ambler and Jeremy Kronick
Canada’s aging population has acted as a drag on the effectiveness of monetary policy since the financial crisis, according to a new report from the C.D. Howe Institute. In “Faulty Transmissions: How...

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