The Fraser Institute

The Fraser Institute

October 30, 2013 08:15 ET

The Fraser Institute: Media Advisory; New Study Chronicling Federal Government Over-Spending and Waste Coming Thursday, October 31

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Oct. 30, 2013) - The Fraser Institute will release a new report Thursday October 31 that summarizes instances of federal government failure, waste and mismanagement over the past 25 years.

Federal Government Failure in Canada: 2013 Edition examines Auditor General reports from 1988 to 2013, a period with five different prime ministers from two different political parties. It details instances of government failure including cost overruns, unnecessary spending, inefficiencies, inaccurate reporting of financial information, and other failures in federal programs and initiatives.

A news release with additional information will be issued via Marketwired at 6:30 a.m. (Eastern) on Thursday, October 31.

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

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