The Fraser Institute

The Fraser Institute

March 31, 2014 08:15 ET

The Fraser Institute: New Study Spotlighting Canada's Total Government Liabilities and the Cost to Taxpayers Coming Tuesday, April 1

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - March 31, 2014) - On Tuesday, April 1, the Fraser Institute will release a new study examining total government liabilities (federal, provincial and local) in Canada, which include much more than direct debt.

The study, Canadian Government Debt 2014, spotlights unfunded liabilities such as the Canada Pension Plan (CPP), breaks down total liabilities by province, and calculates per person costs to taxpayers.

A news release with additional information will be issued via Marketwired on Tuesday, April 1 at 6:30 a.m. (EST).

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