Dijkema, Brian. "Cardus Construction Competitiveness Brief." Cardus, 2013. https://www.cardus.ca/research/work-economics/policy-brief/cardus-construction-competitiveness-brief/
A potential labour monopoly could increase costs by up to 40 percent on over a 100 million dollars worth of work in the Region of Waterloo, says a brief released by Hamilton based think-tank Cardus. The paper estimates
A successful application in the Region of Waterloo could increase construction costs by up to 78 million dollars for 553,000 taxpayers in the Region of Waterloo
28 percent of Ontario taxpayers are affected by municipal labour monopolies in construction
Labour monopolies affect almost a billion dollars worth of construction work in Ontario municipalities
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