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Canada is not immune to the Trump effect: Income inequality must remain a top policy priority David A. Green, W. Craig Riddell and France St-Hilaire (February 23rd, 2017) Income Inequality in Canada

Research shows that rising income inequality can give way to populist and protectionist sentiments and result in political uncertainty. Brexit and the results of the US election are clear manifestations of these dynamics at play. And Canada is not immune.

Canada on the right track after recent reforms to foreign investment rules Andrew Newcombe (January 18th, 2017) Canadian Investment Treaty Policy: Stay the Course on Progressive Developments

Montreal – The new rules to settle foreign investment disputes contained in the recently signed Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) are a step in the right direction and provide a model for Canada’s future investment agreements, says a new chapter from the Institute for Research on Public Policy’s forthcoming volume Redesigning Canadian Trade Policies for New […]

Canada must improve prescription drug safety for seniors Nicole F. Bernier (January 12th, 2017) Improving Prescription Drug Safety for Canadian Seniors

Montreal – Canada needs a national strategy to address inappropriate prescribing practices that lead to the unsafe use of medications by seniors, says the author of a new study from the Institute for Research on Public Policy. Seniors are the heaviest users of prescription medicines in Canada. On average, two-thirds take 5 or more prescriptions drugs […]

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