Category: News Releases

Waiting List Deaths Hit Four-Year High has released its annual Died on a Waiting List report for 2021-22.
Once again, a troubling trend continues: more people are dying while waiting for surgery or diagnostic scans.

Canada Could Displace Half of Russian Energy

We released new analysis that examines just how much
of Russia’s oil and natural gas exports Canada could displace.

Over the long term, we could replace about half of Russian energy.

Canada Healthcare

New Poll: Canadians Keen for Health Reform

A new poll commissioned by think tank shows that Canadians continue to
show overwhelming support for health reform, including governments hiring private clinics to
reduce surgical backlogs, allowing more choices for patients, copying an EU policy and
increased accountability when it comes to patient deaths due to long waiting lists.

Good News on Booze: Alcohol Red Tape Cuts a Success research shows that the decision by provincial governments to allow restaurants to sell alcohol with takeout and delivery orders resulted in few violations. This is an example that shows cutting red tape can be helpful, so we should do it more.

Died on a waiting list

Waiting List Deaths Spike in Ontario

New Ontario Health data released by shows a spike in the number of patients that died while waiting for surgery, CT scans and MRI scans in 2021-22.

How to Reduce Housing Costs

The dream of home ownership has grown out of reach for too many Canadians. Our new policy brief examines government policy changes could help reduce housing costs.