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WE'RE PROTECTING CANADIANS BY HOLDING THE POWERFUL ACCOUNTABLE

Journalism is an important public service. That’s why we’re prioritizing stories aimed at keeping Canadians safe and holding the powerful accountable.

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Active governments increase people’s happiness, says study

Government might not be able to give you a hug when you’re sad, but people’s happiness goes up as government intervention into the market economy increases, a new study has found. That’s the big takeaway from a new study by a team of researchers from Baylor University, Texas A&M University and the University of Notre […]

July 14, 2014

Government might not be able to give you a hug when you’re sad, but people’s happiness goes up as government intervention into the market economy increases, a new study has found.

That’s the big takeaway from a new study by a team of researchers from Baylor University, Texas A&M University and the University of Notre Dame. Titled Assessing the impact of the size and scope of government on human well-being, the research adds to a growing body of…