Fraser Institute

Fraser Institute

Type NGO
Website fraserinstitute.org
Year founded 1974
Headquarters Canada Canada
Budget USD 5M-19M
Functions Advocacy, Education and training, Research
Funding sources Foundations or grants, Individual citizens
Tags economics social policy
Summary The Institute was founded to redirect public attention to the roles that markets can play in providing for the economic and social wellbeing of Canadians. The Institute aims to present innovative market solutions to economic problems, expand debate on public policy, and positively influence policy formation in such areas as welfare reform, privatization, taxation, free trade, government debt, education, poverty, deregulation, healthcare, labor markets, economic restructuring, and the role of government. The Institute now has about 3,200 individual, corporate, and foundation supporters in Canada, the United States, and other countries.


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Fraser Institute · 25 November 2021

This report presents the results of the Fraser Institute’s 2021 Canada-US Energy Sector Competitiveness Survey regarding barriers to investment in oil and gas exploration and production facilities in each country. …


Fraser Institute · 23 November 2021

SummarySeniors currently compose 19.2 percent of British Columbia’s population, and their share of the province’s population will continue to grow and reach nearly 26.0 percent by 2043.This will drive increases …


Fraser Institute · 18 November 2021

The debate over federal government finances in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic must focus also on fiscal balance. Restoring balance between revenues and expenditures is technically a simple matter …


Fraser Institute · 16 November 2021

Economic Freedom of North America 2021 is the seventeenth edition of the Fraser Institute‚Äôs annual report. This year it measures the extent to which‚ÄĒin 2019, the year with the most ‚Ķ


Fraser Institute · 9 November 2021 English

SummarySeniors currently compose 17.6 percent of Ontario’s population, and their share of the province’s population will continue to grow and reach nearly 24 percent by 2043.This will drive increases in …


Fraser Institute · 4 November 2021 English

Main ConclusionsEqualization is a federal government program that transfers tax dollars collected from taxpayers across the country to provincial governments in provinces with lower fiscal capacity, that is, less ability …


Fraser Institute · 2 November 2021 English

Comparing the performance of different countries’ health-care systems provides an opportunity for policy makers and the general public to determine how well Canada’s health-care system is performing relative to its …


Fraser Institute · 29 October 2021 English

The Essential Enlightenment includes a new book, website and animated videos, which summarize key aspects of the research.Published by the Fraser Institute, the book (edited by Aeon J. Skoble, professor …


Fraser Institute · 28 October 2021 English

Over the past decade all Canadian provinces have raised their real (inflation-adjusted) minimum wage. The size of these increases has varied considerably from place to place. The four largest provinces …


Fraser Institute · 26 October 2021 English

Previous studies published by Fraser Institute have documented the remarkable long-term rise in federal spending on Indigenous programs since the end of World War II. Since the election of the …


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