The Fraser Institute

The Fraser Institute

January 15, 2014 08:15 ET

The Fraser Institute: What Does Ontario's 'Have Not' Equalization Status Mean for Canada? New Study Coming Thursday, January 16

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Jan. 15, 2014) - On Thursday, January 16, the Fraser Institute will release a new study examining the effects of Ontario's shift from a "have" to a "have not" province.

The study, Equalization, Ontario, and the politics of division, notes the dramatic shift in the economic balance of the Canadian federation ever since Ontario became eligible for equalization payments.

A news release with additional information will be issued via Marketwired on Thursday, January 16 at 6:30 a.m. (Eastern).

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

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