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Big picture issues, big picture ideas and data

It seems you can’t turn on the evening news or open up a newspaper in Canada without seeing a story about climate change. Similarly, stories about oil and gas development in Canada (especially pipeline stories), and carbon taxes have garnered significant political discourse over the past few years…

Keep oil in the ground?

Antil-oil activists can often be seen and heard urging governments to keep oil “in the ground.” How would that affect your life?

2018-19 Internship

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Health care in British Columbia: The big picture

When government programs struggle to provide services, some politicians and special interest groups inevitably suggest the solution is simply for the government to spend even more money. But is that really the answer to our health care system’s woes?

Health care beyond our border

This past December, Kris Sims from the Canadian Taxpayers Federation and I drove from Burnaby, B.C. just over the border to a hospital complex in Bellingham (Washington State). We were hoping to talk to Canadians about why they were leaving the country for health care…