Opinion: To fix Canadian health care, let’s try the Dutch model

Paramedics roll out a stretcher from the emergency department at Mount Sinai Hospital, in Toronto, on January 13, 2021.Cole Burston/The Canadian Press Ake Blomqvist is a Research Associate Professor at Carleton University and a Health Policy Scholar at the CD Howe Institute, where Rosalie Wyonch is also a Senior Policy Analyst. The pandemic has revealed … Read more

Understanding the Split Personality of Split Actions

What is happening with Canadian Life Companies Split Corp.? Did class A shares (LFE) just reduce their dividend to zero? The short answer is yes. But to understand what happened here, we need a quick lesson on split stock corporations. These complex investment vehicles are marketed to retail investors looking for income, but they can … Read more