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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Cardus' Analysis of 2010 Canadian Federal Budget: Long-Term Talk Masks Short-Term Thinking

March 4, 2010
Cardus

OTTAWA, March 4, 2010—Ray Pennings, Director of Research for Cardus, expressed concern that although today's federal budget rightly focuses on returning the books from deficit to surplus, it pays too little attention to imminent deficits in elder care, charitable service and broad social architecture.

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