Canadian Student Review: Winter 2017
In this issue:
ESSAY CONTEST WINNER—HIGH SCHOOL
Repealing the Indian Act
by William Dunstan
An argument for how repealing the Indian Act could improve economic prosperity for on-reserve communities.
ESSAY CONTEST WINNER—UNDERGRAD
Innovating Education for the Future—Incentive Pay for Teachers
by Mark Ren
Analyzing how Canada’s education system can be improved with an innovative way to evaluate teachers.
ESSAY CONTEST WINNER—GRADUATE
The Price of Cheese in Canada: How “Supply Management” Eats Up Your Grocery Bill
by Giuseppe Burtini
A closer look at the hidden economic factors contributing to the price of cheese in Canada.
Economic Freedom of the World 2016
See how different countries fared in this year’s Economic Freedom of the World index.
Morneau’s ‘Plan for Middle Class Progress’ cuts GDP by $131 billion
by Niels Veldhuis and Jason Clemens
Learn how the federal government’s fiscal plan does not match up with its campaign platform promoting middle class growth.
Counting Votes—Essays on Electoral Reform
As part of the Fraser Institute’s series on Electoral Reform in Canada, discover how a new voting system would affect the way votes are distributed in Canadian elections.
Trimming the Rigging on the American Ship of State
by William Watson
Professor Watson examines America’s unique electoral system and the implications of the system on the most recent U.S election.
What’s New From the Institute
One recent Fraser Institute study examines how Canada compares to other countries with universal health care systems. Another questions where the majority of increases in public school funding are being allocated.