This policy brief includes public opinion research on COVID-19, climate change and natural resource issues
Category: Policy Brief
In late 2020, the Government of Canada announced the carbon tax would rise from $30 per ton to $170 per ton by 2030. SecondStreet.org hired market research firm Leger to learn more about how Canadians feel about the proposed tax change.
After COVID-19 emerged in Canada, governments postponed thousands of surgeries and procedures. SecondStreet.org examined the situation more closely.
The Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF) and public policy think tank SecondStreet.org examines 10 ways municipal governments could reduce expenditures and property taxes.
This policy examines the number of surgical cancellations in 2018-19 that were due to the patient passing away.
This policy brief summarizes public opinion research on a variety of public education questions.
This policy brief examines hospital cafeterias in Canada losing millions through the commercial cafeterias and restaurants they operate.
This policy brief examines when the last time was that governments in Canada reduced employee pay. We asked the federal government, provincial governments, and 13 major cities for information on their last employee pay reductions.
Our new policy brief shows Canada’s health care system is ill-equipped to fight a COVID-19 resurgence or an even stronger pandemic. The brief also examines five health care systems in other countries that provide better services for a lower cost.
Since COVID-19 took hold in Canada, governments across the country have relaxed a number of restrictions and rules to help people and businesses cope with the pandemic. From allowing restaurants to serve alcohol with their delivery orders to allowing doctors to video conference with their patients, governments have been able to help people by simply getting out of the way.