Organization: CD Howe Institute

Sask Party pledges innovation box incentive

The Saskatchewan Party led by premier Brad Wall is committing to the creation of a patent or innovation box incentive if re-elected in the April 4 election. The party is pledging to establish the Saskatchewan Commercial Innovation Incentive that would lower corporate taxation from 12% to 6% on income earned from the commercialization of patents…

CD Howe says Canadian business investment lagging

Canadian aspirations to achieve significant productivity gains against its competitors are being hampered by under investment in equipment and plant infrastructure, according to a brief report from the CD Howe Institute. While Canadian business investment per worker has generally matched that of OECD nations since 1995, it has slipped recently to 95 cents vs $1…

CD Howe Institute analyses “politicization” of ACOA

A new study released by CD Howe Institute provides further ammunition to critics that call for the dismantling of regional funding agencies. Written by Jack Mintz and Michael Smart, the study — Brooking No Favorites: A New Approach to Regional Development in Atlantic Canada — studies the $4 billion in money dispersed by the Atlantic…