PPPs: Like using a credit card to buy a house

On Monday, we published a study in which we estimated how much Quebec could save by putting an end to our unsavoury experience using public-private partnerships (PPP) to manage Montreal’s two university health centres, MUHC and CHUM. Our verdict: savings could reach $4 billion over the next thirty years, i.e….
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Labour Market Trends: Ontario’s ongoing struggle to recover

Ontario’s unemployment rate dropped in September 2014 to its lowest level since October 2008 – good news or bad? On the surface, this month’s Statistics Canada numbers could seem like a good news kind of story. Temporary employment fell. Part-time employment grew at the same rate as full-time employment. And,…
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