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The Fraser Institute

December 13, 2013 08:15 ET

The Fraser Institute: How Generous Are We? New Study Coming Monday, December 16

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Dec. 13, 2013) - With Christmas just around the corner, the Fraser Institute will release a new study Monday, December 16, measuring the generosity of Canadians and Americans in each province and state.

The study, Generosity in Canada and the United States: The 2013 Generosity Index, spotlights donations to registered charities claimed on personal income tax returns, ranking jurisdictions based on their collective levels of charitable giving and identifying giving trends.

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

The full report will also be available as a free PDF download (in English) at

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The Fraser Institute is an independent Canadian public policy research and educational organization with offices in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, and Montreal and ties to a global network of 86 think-tanks. Its mission is to measure, study, and communicate the impact of competitive markets and government intervention on the welfare of individuals. To protect the Institute's independence, it does not accept grants from governments or contracts for research. Visit

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