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Institute favours keeping the Ontario College of Trades, for now

Progressive Conservative Leader Tim Hudak has recently pledged his intention of abolishing the Ontario College of Trades if he becomes premier. The college, created just one year ago, is responsible for regulating skilled trades in the province and determines certification and apprenticeship guidelines for each of the trades it governs.

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Transit funding should focus on increasing productivity and prosperity

The Institute for Competitiveness & Prosperity has always centred its transit position on the economic benefits for the Toronto region. The Toronto Census Metropolitan Area (CMA) contributes 45 percent to Ontario’s GDP and 19 percent nationally, both of which are proportional to its population.

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