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What's in store for Canada under Obama's second term as president


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What's in store for Canada under Obama's second term as president

November 6, 2012 ushered in Barack Obama’s second term as president of the United States. As America’s biggest trading partner, Canada has a large stake in how both the overall US economy will fare in the next four years and how specific bilateral problems will be addressed. Regarding the former, there is a good deal of legitimate concern that Washington will not be able to make swift progress. In terms of the latter, the main areas of interest to Canada will be how much attention the second Obama administration will give to the Beyond the Border Vision agreed to in 2011 and to what extent trade obstacles in the energy sector such as the Keystone XL pipeline expansion will be addressed.


By Fraser Institute, Canada,


Health Policy Resource.

Aboriginal activism & hidden archaeological claims: The newest threat to private property in BC


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Aboriginal activism & hidden archaeological claims: The newest threat to private property in BC

In Canada, the principle of compensation for expropriation of property is well-established. Tradition, common law principles, laws (including much provincial legislation), and court rulings reinforce the remedy that property owners are entitled to compensation when they face the threat or the reality of unusable (and


By Fraser Institute, Canada,


Health Policy Resource.

Fraser Institute establishes Dr. Michael A. Walker Research Chair in Economic Freedom


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Fraser Institute establishes Dr. Michael A. Walker Research Chair in Economic Freedom

The Fraser Institute, Canada’s leading public policy think-tank, has established a new research chair focused on economic freedom. The Dr. Michael A. Walker Research Chair in Economic Freedom is named after the Fraser Institute’s founding executive director, co-creator of the Economic Freedom of the World Index (along with Milton and Rose Friedman), and one of Canada’s most quoted economists.


By Fraser Institute, Canada,


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Canderel CEO Jonathan Wener to be honoured with Fraser Institute's T. Patrick Boyle Founder's Award


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Canderel CEO Jonathan Wener to be honoured with Fraser Institute's T. Patrick Boyle Founder's Award

Jonathan Wener, chairman and CEO of Canderel, will be the 2012 recipient of the Fraser Institute's T. Patrick Boyle Founder's Award in Montreal. The Fraser Institute, Canada’s leading public policy think-tank, gives the award to recognize outstanding achievements in entrepreneurship, dedication to free and competitive markets, and philanthropic support for private-sector, non-profit enterprises. Wener will receive the award during a gala celebration October 23.


By Fraser Institute, Canada,


Health Policy Resource.