How Would You Spend $1 billion? – September 15, 2008
The Frontier Centre releases an “alternate choices” list for the cost of burying Saskatchewan’s carbon emissions
Would You “Bury” $2 billion – or Spend It? – September 11, 2008
The Frontier Centre’s interactive calculator allows Albertans to choose from a wide array of spending and tax options; they can quite literally design their own $2 billion budget, and see what other uses are available for the billions now set aside for burying carbon.
22 Countries Have Higher Doctor-Population Ratios than Canada – June 13, 2008
Twenty-four other countries increased their physician-people ratio by 10 per cent or more. In comparison, Canada’s ratio of doctors to people (2.2 per 1,000 in 2005, up from 2.1 in 1990) increased only 5 per cent. Besides Canada, only Hungary, Italy and Poland failed to increase their ratio by 10 per cent or more.
Frontier's first video documentary released - Your Land Is Not Your Land – May 26, 2008
FCPP's first viideo documentary focuses on the expropriation of an 87 year old farmer's land in rural Manitoba. Profiling a new and precedent setting threat to property rights in Canada. (16 minutes)
Frontier Centre Backgrounder Calls for Higher Graduate Education Standards for Teachers and School Administrators – April 24, 2008
The Frontier Centre for Public Policy today released a background report calling into question the quality standards of graduate education for school teachers and school administrators.
Prairie Provinces Need a Fiscal Constitution to Control Spending – April 22, 2008
An Intelligent Discussion About Climate Change – April 22, 2008
In an effort to promote environmental awareness and raise environmental education standards, the Frontier Centre for Public Policy is today, Earth Day, releasing the Smart Green Frontiers Climate Change Quiz.
Frontier Centre for Public Policy Report Highlights the Seven 'Habits' of Successful Governments – April 21, 2008
The Frontier Centre for Public Policy releases a report outlining seven 'habits' the Alberta government should implement to increase its effectiveness in supplying services to Albertans.
Report Analysis Suggests Ways to Improve Aboriginal Outcomes – April 10, 2008
The Frontier Centre for Public Policy today released a background paper analysing Indigenous Well-Being in Four Countries: An Application of the UNDP’s Human Development Index to Indigenous Peoples in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the United States.
The Real Climate Disaster – April 4, 2008
Binding Emissions Targets are “Eco-protectionism” says Civil Society – February 29, 2008
Responding to reports that the US, Russia and Japan are pressuring rapidly developing countries such as India and China to sign up to binding emissions targets, an India-based member of the Civil Society Coalition on Climate Change described the plans as “eco-protectionism.”
Frontier Centre Releases Report on the Use and Misuse of Information Technology in Schools – February 26, 2008
Aboriginal Governance Index evaluates 112 First Nations – February 11, 2008
The Frontier Centre for Public Policy has released its 2nd Annual Aboriginal Governance Index, based on a weighted composite of scores evaluating six broad areas of good governance. This year's index covers 112 Aboriginal communities in Manitoba and Saskatchewan.
Frontier Centre Expands into Alberta – February 1, 2008
Frontier Centre begins "on the ground" presence in Alberta with appointment of author and analyst Mark Milke as Alberta Senior Fellow.
13 Canadian Cities Among Most Affordable Housing Markets in World – January 28, 2008
A major new study released today by Demographia and the Frontier Centre for Public Policy ranks Thunder Bay, ON, Saguenay, QC, Saint John, NB and St. John's, NL, as among the most affordable housing markets in the world.
Canada at the bottom in 30 country health-care survey – January 21, 2008
"The Austrians, the French, and the Dutch enjoy better and more accessible healthcare than we do, and at a lower per capita cost. There is no reason why Canada cannot improve and reach a similar level, and the release of the Index marks an important new tool to use to this end."
Regulation, Aid Not Solution to Climate Change – Report – December 13, 2007
Municipal Accounting Standards Hamper Financial Comparisons – November 27, 2007
The 2007 Local Government Performance Index: A Financial Analysis of 30 Canadian Cities, a Canada wide financial comparison of the nation’s thirty most populous cities.
Civil Society Report Rejects “Kyoto 2" – November 27, 2007
A new report produced by a coalition of over 40 prominent civil society organisations from 33 countries says that governments should reject calls for a post-Kyoto treaty (“Kyoto 2”) with binding limits on carbon emissions.
Democratic Reform Study - A Story With No Legs – March 23, 2007
The stories deal with the Frontier Centre’s role in a federal consultation on that subject, and allege that our organization has somehow predetermined the conclusions of that process. Nothing could be further from the truth.