Category: Health

Buy Canadian economics carry a steep cost

While Canadians may embrace buying Canadian food products in retaliation for the trade dispute with the U.S., it won’t come cheap By Sylvain Charlebois Senior Fellow Atlantic Institute for Market Studies Canadians are encouraging one another to go “Trump-free” –…
Canada’s health-care wait times hit new record high

Although we know that universal systems elsewhere deliver more timely access at similar or lower costs, we still pursue wrong-headed policies By Bacchus Barua Associate director Centre for Health Policy Studies The Fraser Institute Canada’s national shame is at a…
Big spending, big problems on the horizon for B.C. government

Despite the promise of yet more new programs to come, there’s actually little room in the budget for more spending By Charles Lammam & Milagros Palacios The Fraser Institute British Columbia’s new government has tabled its first budget, proposing to…
The benefits of eating sustainable seafood

Want to feed your family something that is delicious, nutritious and sustainable? Try wild seafood — when sourced responsibly, it is healthy for you and for the planet. Wild seafood is a renewable resource that requires minimal freshwater to produce,…
Do you know how your seafood is caught?

Seafood is caught in Canada using a variety of fishing gear. Some are known to be harmful to the health of the ocean because they remove species indiscriminately and damage habitat. Up to 10.3 million tonnes of sea life is unintentionally caught…
Toxic bosses a career-builder’s worst nightmare

Technology industries are rife with toxic managers, many are brilliant but twisted geeks responsible for creating breakthrough technology Every industry has its fair share of toxic bosses. Many are accomplished, and extremely successful. Some are working for or running well-known…
The dangers of over-extending yourself

There is good stress and there is bad stress. Can you recognize the difference? There is good stress and there is bad stress. Pleasant events – starting college or a job – can be stressful in a positive way. And…