The Fraser Institute

The Fraser Institute

May 12, 2014 08:15 ET

Media Advisory/Fraser Institute: How Much Do Canadian Governments Spend on Taxpayer-Funded Subsidies? New Study Coming Tuesday, May 13

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - May 12, 2014) - On Tuesday, May 13, the Fraser Institute will release a new study measuring the scope of government subsidies to private businesses, Crown corporations and consumers in Canada.

The study, Government Subsidies in Canada, breaks down the subsidy spending of all three levels of government and the cost per-taxpayer.

A news release (in English and French) with additional information will be issued via Marketwired on Tuesday, May 13 at 6:30 a.m. (EST).

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