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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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UN agency flags faulty Fraser Institute Index

A United Nations agency is slamming a flawed set of indicators produced by the Vancouver-based Fraser Institute and used by the International Monetary Fund to advance a faulty conclusion that less labour market regulation may help reduce unemployment.   The Geneva-based International Labour Office (ILO), governed on a tripartite basis by governments, employers and labour, is reporting “serious flaws” in four recent IMF […]

April 2, 2014

A United Nations agency is slamming a flawed set of indicators produced by the Vancouver-based Fraser Institute and used by the International Monetary Fund to advance a faulty conclusion that less labour market regulation may help reduce unemployment.
 
The Geneva-based International Labour Office (ILO), governed on a tripartite basis by governments, employers and labour, is reporting “serious flaws” in four recent…