Cardus to engage industry on trades careers

October 7, 2014
Cardus

Canadian think thank, Cardus, is launching its new Building Meaning Project, which aims to reshape the preconception of working in the construction trades

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Public Paying Too Much for Major Construction Projects

September 9, 2014
Cardus

Study shows lack of competition driving up costs

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Get Rid of Ontario's Closed Union Shop

June 20, 2014
Cardus

Brian Dijkema offers a preview of a forthcoming Cardus paper on competition in government construction procurement

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Canada's 2014 federal budget: Laying a foundation for the next election

February 11, 2014
Cardus

This year's budget is simply laying a foundation for next year's election

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Minister Jason Kenney's Keynote Address from Canada's New Industrial Revolution

January 24, 2014
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Minister Jason Kenney's Keynote Address from Canada's New Industrial Revolution

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Statement to the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities

May 21, 2013
Cardus

On May 21, 2013, Brian Dijkema made the following remarks to the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities in Ottawa, ON.

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Media Advisory: Labour Monopolies Cost Ontario Cities Millions

October 25, 2012
Cardus

Labour monopolies increase costs for several Ontario municipalities by up to 10 per cent on nearly a billion dollars worth of Ontario construction projects, says a paper
released today

by Hamilton-based think tank Cardus.

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Cardus makes prebudget submission to federal government

August 12, 2011
Cardus

On August 12 Cardus made a prebudget submission to the federal government calling for an addition category to the charitable tax credit to provide a 37% tax credit for donations greater than $450 per year from a taxpayer.

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Cardus Budget Analysis: Good News for Economy, Ho-Hum for Society

March 22, 2011
Cardus

Whatever the political fallout of the 2011 budget, the government of Canada needs to focus more attention on balancing the architecture of the Canadian economy. Private sector recovery is proceeding apace, and the government deserves credit for managing greater than expected returns. However, long term structural issues remain worrisome.

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