Category: News Releases

Good News on Booze: Alcohol Red Tape Cuts a Success

SecondStreet.org 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.

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Waiting List Deaths Spike in Ontario

New Ontario Health data released by SecondStreet.org 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.

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Waiting List Deaths Surge in 2020-21

New research by think tank SecondStreet.org shows that at least 11,581 patients across Canada died in 2020-21 while waiting for surgeries, diagnostic scans and appointments with specialists.

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REPORT: 25 Innovative Carbon Tech Examples

New research by think tank SecondStreet.org highlights 25 innovative examples of entrepreneurs developing new ways to reduce carbon dioxide usage or repurpose the gas into useful products.