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Canadian Economist Calls for Employment-Based Immigration Selection Process

A new report by Canadian economist and former Member of Parliament Herbert Grubel calls for Canada’s point-based immigration selection process to be completely replaced with one based on employment. Grubel, who is a Fraser Institute senior fellow and a professor … Continue reading

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Vancouver Sun: Immigration Costs Canada $20 Billion a Year

In a special to the Vancouver Sun on Tuesday, a Simon Fraser University professor of economics, Herbert Grubel, argues that immigration costs Canadians up to $20 billion a year when all the costs and benefits are tallied. Grubel, who is also … Continue reading

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Canada Ranks 5th in World Ranking of Economic Freedom, US Falls to 18th

Canada tied Australia for fifth freest economy in the world in the Fraser Institute’s annual Economic Freedom of the World report, released yesterday. Canada improved its position by one spot while the US saw its ranking drop by ten spots … Continue reading

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Alberta Has Best Labour Market in North America -Study

A new Fraser Institute study finds that Alberta tops all Canadian provinces and US states in labour market performance. The report, by Nachum Gabler, Niels Veldhuis, and chief economist for the Fraser Institute, Amela Karabegović, rates jurisdictions by five indicators: average total employment … Continue reading

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