Prices are almost completely nonexistent for government-provided goods and services.
The principle of no taxation without representation is central to the concept of democracy.
Of the total amount of taxes paid, most (53.2 per cent) will go to the federal government.
Quebec is currently the most indebted province relative to the size of the provincial economy.
Ottawa and most provincial governments have failed to offer any significant de-regulatory strategy.
One reason for a federation is to pursue different approaches to policy.
New Brunswick's debt load will climb to an estimated 115 per cent of GDP over the next 25 years.
Quebec has one of the highest top personal income tax rates of any province or U.S. state.