Fraser Forum

Government Spending & Taxes

3:59PM
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Motorists in Vancouver will see the gasoline tax increase by 1.5 cents per litre.


2:53PM
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The Notley government increased spending by nearly 13 per cent over is first two full fiscal years in office.


10:19AM
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Equalization makes for a handy scapegoat, but successive Alberta governments have no one to blame but themselves for the province’s fiscal problems.


9:56AM
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Credit downgrade shows Ford has work cut out

In order to address Ontario’s dangerous debt burden, the new government must first correctly identify the root of the province’s fiscal problems.


1:59PM
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Per person cost of servicing Alberta debt increasing by roughly $100 per year

Alberta’s days of having unusually low debt servicing costs are coming to an end.


11:12AM
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Report gives false impression on senior poverty in British Columbia

Despite misleading claims, senior poverty in B.C has fallen significantly over the past four decades.


3:48PM
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When oil prices were high, successive governments spent freely as though the good times would never end.


1:26PM
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If investors can fetch a higher after-tax return by investing in Ontario over Alberta, there’s a good chance they will.