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Canada’s agriculture sector tops environmental rankings

Authors: Elmira AliakbariAshley StedmanJairo Yunis Excessive use of fertilizers can have negative impacts on air and water quality. Read more about Canada’s agriculture sector tops environmental rankings Tags:  canada's environmenta...

Estimating the recessionary impact on Nova Scotia finances: Part 2

Authors: Jake FussAlex Whalen Nova Scotia’s net debt is projected to eclipse $17 billion this year. Read more about Estimating the recessionary impact on Nova Scotia finances: Part 2 Tags:  nova scotia debt to GDP ratio atlantic cana...

B.C. minimum wage hike may actually hurt workers it’s designed to help

Author: Ben Eisen The Horgan government raised the province’s minimum wage to $14.60. Read more about B.C. minimum wage hike may actually hurt workers it’s designed to help Tags:  minimum wage hikes minimum wage in bc minimum wage ...

Ottawa postpones short-sighted drug-pricing regulations

Author: Bacchus Barua Planned changes would likely result in fewer new and innovative drugs available to Canadians. Read more about Ottawa postpones short-sighted drug-pricing regulations Tags:  pmprb pharmaceutical drugs pharmaceutica...

Provinces in Atlantic Canada must align government compensation with private sector

Authors: Alex WhalenNiels VeldhuisTegan Hill Government workers in Atlantic Canada received 11.9 per cent more (on average) in wages than their private-sector counterparts. Read more about Provinces in Atlantic Canada must align government...