It is taking a while, but a prolonged period of elevated interest rates, at both the short end set by the Bank of Canada and the Federal Reserve Board of the United States, and at the long end in the bond market set by domestic and foreign investors, is coming to be...
The largest Central business districts (CBDs or downtowns) face a serious crisis as working from home has seriously reduced the demand for five-day on-site employment. The CBDs most at risk are typically those with the strongest transit work trip market shares, at...
Watch William Watson, opinion editor for the Financial Post, discuss the state of the economy in Canada with Frontier's Vice President and host of Live on X, David Leis. (53 minutes, was live November 23 2023).
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A Snapshot of Property Rights Protection in Canada After 10 years
The writ has been dropped and Albertans are off to the polls on May 29. That leaves just four weeks for political leaders and voters to sort out what is arguably the most divisive, yet significant, issue for this election - health care. On Day 2, NDP leader Rachel...
Big Topics & Big Ideas
I have good news for commentators who say Manitobans will be sick, stupid, and broke if this tax-cutting PC government is re-elected: they’re wrong. The unadjusted StatsCan numbers for August 2023 prove it. As a total percentage of wages and salaries, Manitoba pays...
“Crypto mining has been described as running your car in neutral all day so it can solve crossword puzzles in exchange for an occasional coupon that’s mostly useful for buying heroin online.” – Vice
National Citizens Inquiry
The flight of office workers to the hinterlands will have profound effects on society.
Canadian economy now more primitive than that of Bulgaria, Serbia or Panama
Biden’s inconsistent approach to pipelines is raising eyebrows
Unchallenged, Canada U.S. pipelines ruling may spur more anti-energy moves, says Frontier Centre for Public Policy
The provincial government recently announced that it is partnering with a B.C.-based company to deliver virtual financial literacy programming in Manitoba classrooms. Starting next school year, Enriched Academy will provide lessons to about 1,500 Manitoba...