The Economics of Marijuana Legalization

Since entering office in 2015, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has successfully followed through on many of his campaign promises. He made gender identity a prohibited ground of discrimination under the Canadian Human Rights Act, he rolled out a universal child care benefit to better support the needs of Canadian families, he put a price onContinue reading “The Economics of Marijuana Legalization”

Social Media Privacy – Part II

Data and information is being shared online at an unprecedented rate. In fact, one in three anglophone Canadians say that not a single day goes by without checking into their social media feeds. Coupled with the increase usage of such applications is the concern over how much information is being shown and who may have accessContinue reading “Social Media Privacy – Part II”

Beer Policy – Part II “Supply”

This week’s episode is concludes our two-part series on policies that affect the entire supply chain and demand for beer. The LCBO reported that the sales of Ontario craft beer have risen by 575% in the last eight year. It is of no surprise that this growth has caught the attention of big multinational beer corporations,Continue reading “Beer Policy – Part II “Supply””

Beer Policy – Part I “Demand”

Summer is finally here! To help celebrate the warm summer months, we’ve gathered industry experts to discuss a beverage enjoyed by many Canadians – beer! In Part I of our two-part series, we focus on policies and regulations that impact the demand for craft beer in Ontario.  

Beer Policy – Part I “Demand”

Summer is finally here! To help celebrate the warm summer months, we’ve gathered industry experts to discuss a beverage enjoyed by many Canadians – beer! In Part I of our two-part series, we focus on policies and regulations that impact the demand for craft beer in Ontario. What policies, regulation, or market forces influence what is available forContinue reading “Beer Policy – Part I “Demand””

Albert’s Oil, Ontario’s Gain?

The grand scale of development in the oil sands has come to rival the major public works of recent history.  Its economic linkages are far-reaching across all of Canada, including Ontario, with experts seeing a positive investment outlook for the foreseeable future.  We take a look at the economic, regulatory, and industry viewpoints that futureContinue reading “Albert’s Oil, Ontario’s Gain?”