A new report by CCPA trade expert Scott Sinclair warns the ongoing negotiations between Ottawa and Washington over Buy American laws may give away provincial and municipal procurement sovereignty. The deal now in the works would leave Buy American policies intact while permanently binding Canadian provinces and cities to WTO rules which could prevent them from preferring local goods or suppliers. Read more and download the report in English or French.
A new CCPA report on education funding in Ontario by CCPA Research Associate Hugh Mackenzie finds the province lags far behind most peer jurisdictions in North America. Forty-five U.S. states and eight Canadian jurisdictions spend more per-student than Ontario. The study calls for a major overhaul in Ontario's education funding formula. Click here to read more and download the full report.