Life expectancy is 80 years in the freest countries compared to 64 in the least-free countries.
Ottawa and most provincial governments have failed to offer any significant de-regulatory strategy.
Southeast Asian country’s policy climate receives poor grade in annual survey.
Not surprisingly, low-ranking countries include Saudi Arabia, Jordan, the United Arab Emirates, Oman and Qatar.
Considering current amalgamation movements in Canada, there’s strong evidence that many do not yet grasp the importance of decentralization.
By 2015, our top federal plus provincial income tax rates ranged from 40 per cent to 55 per cent.
Canada ranks Number 5 on the Freedom Index, 11 spots above the United States.
In the quarter freest countries, women’s literacy is 92 per cent and men’s 95 per cent.
China throws up barriers to international competition and assaults foreign investment.
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