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2014-05-06 12:26:11

TORONTO, May 6, 2014 /CNW/ - Consumers should blame government policy, not retail price gouging for large Canada-US price gaps, according to a new C.D. Howe Institute report. In "Sticker Shock: The Causes of the Canada-US Price Differential," author Nicholas Li finds that rising wholesale price gaps over the 2004-2007 period reflect ill-advised Canadian government regulations, such as high tariffs as well as supply management. "In 2004, if a resident of British Columbia went to...

2014-04-09 12:26:28

OTTAWA, April 9, 2014 /CNW/ - Five of Canada's top scholars and scientists were recognized today as the Canada Council for the Arts announced the winners of the 2014 Killam Prizes, which awards $100,000 to each recipient. The winners are: -- Sajeev John, University of Toronto -- Andreas Mandelis, University of Toronto -- James Miller, University of Saskatchewan -- Francis Plummer, University of...

2014-02-24 12:23:11

TORONTO, Feb. 24, 2014 /CNW/ - The C.D. Howe Institute announces that the Chair of its Board of Directors, William Morneau, has informed the Board that he is resigning from all his functions as a Board member with immediate effect. "I am proud of the C.D. Howe Institute and its outstanding work on Canada's economic policy challenges," said Morneau, who is also Executive Chairman of Morneau Shepell. "With my new role as an adviser to the Liberal Party of Canada, however, I...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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