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Government Spending & Taxes

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If the government imposes a tax on carbon, it would keep almost all of the current intrusive regulations in place.

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12:50PM
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Small reductions in the consumption of sugary drinks and other food products do not necessarily translate into weight loss.


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The province hopes to solve its fiscal problems by relying on revenue growing faster than spending.

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Alberta’s unemployment rate climbed to 8.6 per cent in July—the highest rate since 1994.


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If a carbon tax is implemented, it will likely be on top of the extensive regulation Canadians already face.


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Ontario’s net provincial government debt may reach $350 billion by 2020.

12:33PM
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Canadians born in 1971 or after can now expect to receive a meagre rate of return from their CPP contributions of between 2.3 per cent and 2.5 per cent (depending on their specific year of birth).


7:15AM
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Well-designed consumption taxes, of which sales taxes are one type, are much less damaging.


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Enhanced child benefit shuffles money among middle-class families via an expensive bureaucracy.

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