The Fraser Institute

The Fraser Institute

November 22, 2013 08:15 ET

Fraser Institute: Media Advisory; Does hidden equalization from Ottawa favour Quebec and the Atlantic provinces? New study coming Monday, November 25

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Nov. 22, 2013) - The Fraser Institute will release a new study Monday, November 25 spotlighting a number of federal programs that distribute subsidies unequally among provinces.

The study examines funding disparities in six key areas: cultural programs, immigration settlement, Employment Insurance, federal employment, airport rent and regional economic development.

A news release with additional information will be issued via Marketwired at 6:30 a.m. (Eastern) on Monday, November 25.

The full report will also be available as a free PDF download at

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