Steven Globerman

Canada remains one of the few developed countries with a universal-access health care system that doesn’t require patients to participate in paying for care through some form of user fees, finds a new study released today by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public…

The Investment Canada Act, which screens foreign acquisitions of Canadian companies, does not serve the interests of Canadians, finds a new study released today by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank.

“The unintended…

On Wednesday, May 13, the Fraser Institute will release a new study spotlighting the economic impact of the Investment Canada Act, which screens foreign acquisitions of Canadian companies.

The study, An Economic Assessment of the Investment Act, specifically examines the effects of the…

As forecasted, Washington state has seen an uptick in the shipment and export of all types of commodities. Washington state produces many goods that require transport to the marketplace, both domestically and internationally. Suppliers rely on rail mobility and port capacity to stay competitive…

Since I have not and have never been an American, and due to circumstances within my control have not set foot in the United States in this century, I’m unable to explain why I am immensely moved by Kate Smith – a sunny and large lady with a wineglass-shattering voice – singing “God Bless…

A senior fellow with the Fraser Institute, Steven Globerman, says existing regulatory and legal barriers could be dismantled to relieve conventional broadcasters, cable and satellite companies of their Canadian content obligations.

He also advocates lifting restrictions on foreign…

While the CRTC's recent reprimand of three Toronto X-rated channels for failing to meet the required 35 per cent threshold for Canadian content became fodder for Internet humour, Canadian content regulations are no laughing matter for cultural nationalists.
Indeed, one of the oldest…

The CRTC’s recent crackdown on a trio of X-rated channels for not showing enough Canadian content is a classic example of how government policies supporting Canada’s entertainment industry are costly and inefficient, says Steven Globerman, author of a new Fraser Institute study on the government…

Washington state legislators will be meeting in a special session to deal with the growing gap between projected revenues and expenditures, a policy dilemma that has been rendered more acute by the state Supreme Court's order that the government increase educational spending by $1 billion.…

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