Study suggests new restrictions on bidding for public construction projects would drive up prices and hurt B.C. construction workers’ and the construction industry
New guidelines for cities outline potential benefits and pitfalls of new payday loan rules
Study finds region’s restrictive tendering policies fail to protect public interest in Kitchener, Waterloo, Cambridge, and the townships of Wellesley, Woolwich, Wilmot, and North Dumfries
New rules are a mixed bag, but predatory lending will still be a problem
Almost one in three Ontarians live in cities with restricted bidding rules that drive up construction costs.
Cardus Work & Economics Program Director Brian Dijkema offers research-backed testimony on payday loan reforms to committee at Ontario legislature
Research shows Ontario cities can save hundreds of millions of dollars with open bidding for contracts.
39% of Canadians intend to spend more money this year than last on Christmas gifts and other holiday purchases. What about those Canadians who will turn to "Christmas loans" from payday lenders? Cardus has a few alternative solutions.