If firms don’t collude, and there are lots of them around, wages will rise until they’re equal to worker productivity.
Alberta currently offers the greatest degree of school choice in Canada.
Alberta is currently the only province to offer charter schools.
Most separate schools are Roman Catholic.
In eight out of 10 provinces, enrolment in francophone schools, measured as a share of total enrolment, increased.
Other than Quebec, Ontario has the lowest rate of public anglophone enrolment at 62.6 per cent.
About half of Canada’s independent schools are religion-oriented.
From 2001 to 2015, enrolment in Canada’s independent schools increased 23 per cent.
If we really want to know how much students value their schools, a market would be a good way to find out.
More than one of every five students in Alberta and Saskatchewan attend a Roman Catholic separate school.