Could This Be a Solution for Akwesasne? Property Rights and Prosperity: A Case Study of Westbank First Nation 091719

Could This Be a Solution for Akwesasne?  Property Rights and Prosperity: A Case Study of Westbank First Nation 091719

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — By establishing individual property rights, the Westbank First Nation in British Columbia’s southern Interior has become entrepreneurial and prosperous, finds a new study released today by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank. “Westbank has created an environment where band members can create wealth that benefits both the […]

UCDSB Secondary Schools Literacy Under 50% in Cornwall FRASER Inst. Rankings for 2017/18 050619

UCDSB Secondary Schools Literacy Under 50% in Cornwall FRASER Inst. Rankings for 2017/18 050619

It’s pretty sad and scary to see Cornwall’s Secondary School rankings slide further overall in the province according to the latest Fraser Institute Secondary School rankings. Sad, but not unpredictable as the Primary rankings have been scary too. Both St. Lawrence and CCVS scored less than 50% for testing which according to the Fraser is: […]

Cornwall Elementary Schools Fail – Only 4 in Top 50% for Province FRASER REPORT 2019

Cornwall Elementary Schools Fail – Only 4 in Top 50% for Province FRASER REPORT 2019

Apparently if you want a good education in Cornwall you need to attend a francophone Catholic school according to the report from the Fraser Institute. What appears when you peruse the numbers is that Cornwall has a higher percentage of special needs students and a higher number of students who scored below average on tests. […]

Ontario Has Biggest Drop in Fraser Institute Report on Amount Canadians Give to Charity 122018

Ontario Has Biggest Drop in Fraser Institute Report on  Amount Canadians Give to Charity 122018

The Fraser Institute have come out with a report that shows donations to charities across Canada, but especially in Ontario are down over 30% since 2006. Boggling though, right here in Cornwall, this newspaper has over $2,000.00 available in our charity fund. Local business and area people, who aren’t looking for photo ops, have donated […]

Fraser Institute Reports Ontario’s health-care wait times no longer shortest in Canada

Fraser Institute Reports Ontario’s health-care wait times no longer shortest in Canada

Ontario can no longer claim the shortest median wait time for medically necessary treatment in Canada, with patients in the province waiting an estimated 15.7 weeks (on average) in 2018, finds a new study released today by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank. Saskatchewan’s wait time of 15.4 weeks is the […]

Fraser Institute Report Points to Canadians Being Scrooges to Charities 121317

Fraser Institute Report Points to Canadians Being Scrooges to Charities 121317

Fraser Institute News Release: Amount Canadians donate to charity at a 10-year low   VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Dec. 13, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The amount Canadians donate to charities—as a share of their income—has hit a 10-year low and lags far behind the amount Americans give, finds a new study by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan […]

St. Jo’s & L’Heritage Head Drop in Fraser Sec School Rankings in Cornwall FEB 23, 2017

St. Jo’s & L’Heritage Head Drop in Fraser Sec School Rankings in Cornwall FEB 23, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – I was always taught that if you’re going to do something, do it right.  If the goal of Cornwall educators has been to fail they clearly are living up to it during the past school season when all six secondary schools in the Fraser Institute’s yearly rankings fell back from their five […]

Cornwall Teachers Failing Students in 2016 Fraser Ontario School Rankings DEC 4, 2016

Cornwall Teachers Failing Students in 2016 Fraser Ontario School Rankings DEC 4, 2016

CORNWALL ONTARIO – It’s odd that as teachers salaries keep going up students results in the area keep going down? In this years results we see that Francophone Catholic public schools locally are getting better results according to this year’s Fraser Institute rankings of schools in Ontario. Only a frightening THREE out of fifteen public […]

Fraser Institute Study – Police Overstaffed in Many Canadian Cities – Sept 22, 2014

Fraser Institute Study – Police Overstaffed in Many Canadian Cities – Sept 22, 2014

CFN – Canadian cities such as Winnipeg and Windsor, Ont., burden taxpayers with overstaffed police departments, finds a new study published today by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank. “Police fulfill a fundamental role in society and protect law-abiding citizens from criminals. But taxpayers can face higher costs for police than the […]

Fraser Institute Canadian Business Paying More for Electricity – May 5, 2014

Fraser Institute Canadian Business Paying More for Electricity – May 5, 2014

CFN – Canadian businesses pay more for electrical energy, on average, than American businesses, according to a new study released today by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank. The study, Paying More for Power, examines residential, commercial and industrial electricity rates in 119 Canadian and American cities. The study finds that electricity rates for […]