The Alberta government has long been criticized for relying too heavily on resource revenue to meet its fiscal objectives and for saving an insufficient...Read More Will future generations reap the Alberta Advantage?
Several provincial governments have recently increased public funding of child care services. The Alberta government announced a modest investment in child care in December...Read More What makes Quebec such an outlier on child care?
After trashing the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) during his election campaign, and following through on his election promise to withdraw the United States from the...Read More Trump and the TPP: What should Canada do?
The 2018 budget season, now winding up, underscores a stunning reversal in the fiscal fortunes of Canada’s provinces. Five years ago, who would have...Read More Alberta and Newfoundland: A tale of a boom and a bust
Women entrepreneurs contribute billions of dollars to the Canadian economy and to the communities where they live. Our recent study Everywhere, Everyday Innovating: Women...Read More Government needs to better support women entrepreneurs
In early January, US Attorney General Jeff Sessions revoked an Obama-era policy that kept federal prosecutors from intervening in states where the sale and...Read More A thicker border after cannabis legalization
There were a lot of old ghosts haunting the Liberal government when it tabled its budget on February 27. But have these spectres brought...Read More Pay equity laws alone won’t close the gap
Ottawa’s lofty ambitions for solving some of Canada’s more thorny policy issues, including plans to redesign the social safety net, are on full display...Read More The budget’s ambitions must navigate the federation
As the second federal budget to employ a gender-based analysis, the 2018 federal budget does a lot for women. But it misses on two...Read More Budget misses on diversity of women’s experience