Fraser Forum

Economic Freedom

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Canada ranks Number 5 on the Freedom Index, 11 spots above the United States.

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In the quarter freest countries, women’s literacy is 92 per cent and men’s 95 per cent.
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China throws up barriers to international competition and assaults foreign investment.
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Ontario and Alberta have launched spending sprees and tax grabs that will seriously damage economic freedom.
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Why is economic freedom important? Is it intrinsically valuable or is it valuable because of the outcomes it produces?
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Diseases such as rabies, malaria and leprosy still afflict many in less-developed countries.

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America has gone from being the world’s third most economically free country in 2000 to the 16th freest in 2014.
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Government spending has increased in Ontario, and Alberta has dramatically increased the tax burden on residents and businesses.
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If Canada is fifth freest, it can’t be a very free planet.
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The Fraser Institute's Economic Freedom of the World Report has ranked Venezuela dead last for the past four years.