Comments
yourfanat wrote: I am using another tool for Oracle developers - dbForge Studio for Oracle. This IDE has lots of usefull features, among them: oracle designer, code competion and formatter, query builder, debugger, profiler, erxport/import, reports and many others. The latest version supports Oracle 12C. More information here.
Cloud Computing
Conference & Expo
November 2-4, 2009 NYC
Register Today and SAVE !..

2008 West
DIAMOND SPONSOR:
Data Direct
SOA, WOA and Cloud Computing: The New Frontier for Data Services
PLATINUM SPONSORS:
Red Hat
The Opening of Virtualization
GOLD SPONSORS:
Appsense
User Environment Management – The Third Layer of the Desktop
Cordys
Cloud Computing for Business Agility
EMC
CMIS: A Multi-Vendor Proposal for a Service-Based Content Management Interoperability Standard
Freedom OSS
Practical SOA” Max Yankelevich
Intel
Architecting an Enterprise Service Router (ESR) – A Cost-Effective Way to Scale SOA Across the Enterprise
Sensedia
Return on Assests: Bringing Visibility to your SOA Strategy
Symantec
Managing Hybrid Endpoint Environments
VMWare
Game-Changing Technology for Enterprise Clouds and Applications
Click For 2008 West
Event Webcasts

2008 West
PLATINUM SPONSORS:
Appcelerator
Get ‘Rich’ Quick: Rapid Prototyping for RIA with ZERO Server Code
Keynote Systems
Designing for and Managing Performance in the New Frontier of Rich Internet Applications
GOLD SPONSORS:
ICEsoft
How Can AJAX Improve Homeland Security?
Isomorphic
Beyond Widgets: What a RIA Platform Should Offer
Oracle
REAs: Rich Enterprise Applications
Click For 2008 Event Webcasts
In many cases, the end of the year gives you time to step back and take stock of the last 12 months. This is when many of us take a hard look at what worked and what did not, complete performance reviews, and formulate plans for the coming year. For me, it is all of those things plus a time when I u...
SYS-CON.TV
The Fraser Institute: Manitobans Are the Most Generous Canadians but Americans Far More Generous Overall

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwire) -- 12/13/12 -- Manitoba is the most generous province according to an analysis of donations to registered charities claimed on personal income tax returns, but Americans continue to be more generous than Canadians, concludes a new report from the Fraser Institute, Canada's leading public policy think-tank.

"This is the 14th consecutive year that Manitoba has led all Canadian provinces in donations to registered charities," said Charles Lammam, Fraser Institute associate director and co-author of Generosity in Canada and the United States: The 2012 Generosity Index.

"While there are differences in charitable giving between Canadian provinces, Americans on the whole continue to donate to registered charities at a higher rate than we do here in Canada. This generosity gap certainly limits the ability of Canadian charities to serve their communities and provide critical services to those in need."

Generosity in Canada and the United States: The 2012 Generosity Index measures and compares private monetary generosity in Canada's 10 provinces and three territories, and in the 50 US states and Washington, DC, using readily available data on the extent and depth of charitable donations recorded on personal income tax returns in the 2010 tax year (the most recent year of comparable data available).

Among the provinces, Manitoba had both the highest percentage of tax filers donating to registered charities (26.2 per cent) and the highest percentage of total income donated (0.92 per cent).

Prince Edward Island was the second-most generous province on the overall index, followed by Saskatchewan in third. Both provinces reported 25.2 per cent of tax filers donating to charity, but PEI residents gave a higher percentage of provincial income than residents of Saskatchewan (0.83 per cent vs. 0.73 per cent). Ontario and Alberta tied for fourth overall, with 24.5 per cent of Ontario tax filers donating 0.75 per cent of total income earned in the province, compared to 24.2 per cent of Alberta tax filers who donated 0.81 per cent of provincial income to registered charities.

Quebec placed last among the provinces for the 14th year in a row, with 21.9 per cent of tax filers donating a mere 0.31 per cent of provincial income.

In terms of the average dollar value of charitable donations, which does not factor into the overall index, Alberta led the country with an average donation of $2,289. British Columbia was second ($1,832) followed by Manitoba ($1,697). Quebec was last among the provinces and territories at $641, less than half the national average of $1,469.

The report highlights the fact that Canadians continue to be far less generous than Americans. In the US, 26.7 per cent of tax filers donated 1.38 per cent of total income to registered charities compared to 23.3 per cent of Canadians who gave just 0.66 per cent of total income.

"Had Canadians donated to registered charities at the same rate as Americans, Canada's charities would have received an additional $9.2 billion in private support in 2010," Lammam said.

Among all provinces and states, Canada's top-ranked Manitoba came in a mere 39th on the overall index. Utah was again the most generous jurisdiction in North America, with 34.0 per cent of tax filers donating 3.17 per cent of the state's total income to charity-nearly three-and-a-half times the share of income donated in Manitoba (0.92 per cent).

Maryland was second overall, with 40.7 per cent of residents donating 1.70 per cent of total income earned in the state, followed by Connecticut with 36.6 per cent of tax filers donating 1.50 per cent of state-wide income.

"When it comes to donations to registered charities, Canadians may be surprised to find that they are much less generous than Americans," Lammam said.

Follow the Fraser Institute on Twitter

'Like' us on Facebook

The Fraser Institute is an independent Canadian public policy research and educational organization with offices in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, and Montreal and ties to a global network of 86 think-tanks. Its mission is to measure, study, and communicate the impact of competitive markets and government intervention on the welfare of individuals. To protect the Institute's independence, it does not accept grants from governments or contracts for research. Visit www.fraserinstitute.org.

Contacts:
Fraser Institute Centre for Tax and Budget Policy
Charles Lammam
Associate Director
(604) 714-4544
charles.lammam@fraserinstitute.org
Twitter: @CharlesLammam

Fraser Institute
Dean Pelkey
Director of Communications
(604) 714-4582
dean.pelkey@fraserinstitute.org
www.fraserinstitute.org

About Marketwired .
Copyright © 2009 Marketwired. All rights reserved. All the news releases provided by Marketwired are copyrighted. Any forms of copying other than an individual user's personal reference without express written permission is prohibited. Further distribution of these materials is strictly forbidden, including but not limited to, posting, emailing, faxing, archiving in a public database, redistributing via a computer network or in a printed form.

SOA World Latest Stories
People often ask how Qubell is different from Chef, Puppet, OpenShift, Docker, Heat, Ansible, Mesos, Kubernetes or some other hip product du jour. Like any comparison of apples to oranges, the answer involves a surprisingly deep investigation into botanical conventions, differences bet...
AppZero, a fast, flexible way to move enterprise applications to the cloud, has announced that AppZero Cloud Edition is available to try on Amazon Web Services (AWS) free of charge, as an AWS Test Drive. AppZero's award-winning application migration tool enables users to move server a...
Sovereign and Virtustream partnered to deliver Sovereign’s SAP® BusinessObjects driven Analytics and Business Intelligence solutions on Virtustream's xStream™ cloud management platform (CMP). This alliance will drive operational efficiencies and competitive advantage for Sovereign’s en...
A lot of people are heralding IoT as the future, but what can your business do today? Quite a lot, it turns out, if you know what to look for and how to talk about it. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Reid Carlberg, Senior Director at Salesforce.com, will discuss business processes ripe ...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Solgenia, the global market leader in Cloud Collaboration and Cloud Infrastructure software solutions, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 15th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on November 4–6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Sant...
Most of today’s hardware manufacturers are building servers with at least one SATA Port, but not every systems engineer utilizes them. This is considered a loss in the game of maximizing potential storage space in a fixed unit. The SATADOM Series was created by Innodisk as a high-perfo...
Subscribe to the World's Most Powerful Newsletters
Subscribe to Our Rss Feeds & Get Your SYS-CON News Live!
Click to Add our RSS Feeds to the Service of Your Choice:
Google Reader or Homepage Add to My Yahoo! Subscribe with Bloglines Subscribe in NewsGator Online
myFeedster Add to My AOL Subscribe in Rojo Add 'Hugg' to Newsburst from CNET News.com Kinja Digest View Additional SYS-CON Feeds
Publish Your Article! Please send it to editorial(at)sys-con.com!

Advertise on this site! Contact advertising(at)sys-con.com! 201 802-3021


SYS-CON Featured Whitepapers
ADS BY GOOGLE