SOURCE: The Fraser Institute

The Fraser Institute

February 08, 2017 05:00 ET

Fraser Institute Media Advisory: How have unrestrained spending increases in education deepened provincial deficits? New study coming Thursday, Feb. 9

VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - February 08, 2017) - On Thursday, Feb. 9, the Fraser Institute will release a new study examining provincial government finances.

Fiscal Consequences of Higher Spending on K-12 Public Schools in Canada spotlights how increases in education spending have contributed to provincial deficits over a 10-year period.

A news release with additional information will be issued via Marketwired on Thursday, Feb. 9 at 5:00 a.m. (Eastern).

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Contact Information

    Charles Lammam
    Director, Fiscal Studies
    Fraser Institute

    Ben Eisen
    Director, Provincial Prosperity Studies
    Fraser Institute

    To arrange interviews with Charles Lammam or Ben Eisen or for more information, please contact:

    Bryn Weese
    Media Relations Specialist
    Fraser Institute
    Office: (604) 688-0221 ext. 589