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Payroll tax: An additional burden for Quebec workers

September 20, 2017|

Montréal, September 20, 2017 – Every year, the Quebec government collects large amounts of revenue from businesses through their contributions to the Health Services Fund (HSF). Better known as payroll tax, this fiscal tool is […]

Innovation : Solutions to adress Quebec’s lagging performance

March 20, 2017|

Montréal, March 20, 2017 – As the Quebec government prepares to launch a new strategy to stimulate innovation, the HEC Montréal Centre for Productivity and Prosperity – Walter J. Somers Foundation (CPP) has released a study […]

Productivity at the SAQ stagnant for nearly 30 years

November 14, 2016|

Montréal, November 14, 2016 – While the actual net profit of the Société des alcools du Québec is now 1.7 times higher than in 1989, productivity at the state-owned corporation has stagnated over the entire period. […]

Ten years after the municipal demergers: In the end, who is benefiting from the reform ?

October 3, 2016|

Montréal, October 3, 2016 – Ten years after the municipal demergers, what conclusions can be drawn regarding this reform imposed by the Quebec government? Has the creation of agglomerations benefited the reconstituted cities, or not? […]

Walter J. Somers Foundation joins forces with Centre for Productivity and Prosperity – HEC Montréal

September 27, 2016|

Montreal, Sept. 27, 2016 – The Walter J. Somers Foundation is pleased to announce a formal alliance with the Centre for Productivity and Prosperity – HEC Montréal. The centre will now be known as […]

Municipalities can control their spending

May 9, 2016|

Montréal, May 9, 2016 – Whereas the previous editions of the Quebec Municipalities Rankings showed a disturbing upward trend in municipal spending, the trend seems to have slowed in 2014, when the mayors who […]

Québec manque de cohérence, affirme HEC Montréal

February 2, 2016|

Source: TVA Nouvelles, January 25th, 2016

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Rapport intéressant sur la productivité et prospérité au QC: l’éducation, une priorité au QC? Est-ce que l’école devrait être obligatoire de 4 à 18 ans?

February 2, 2016|

Source: 104,7 fm Outaouais, Dutrizac, January 25th, 2016

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L’Éducation pour le progrès social

February 2, 2016|

Source: Le Huffington Post, Febuary 2nd, 2016

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Constat d’échec

February 2, 2016|

Source: La Tribune, January 31th, 2016

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