Fraser Forum

Government Spending & Taxes

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Alberta projects a budget deficit of $28.9 billion over the next three years.


12:52PM
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Personal income tax rates are being hiked across the board, between one and three percentage points depending on income.


11:24AM
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Manitoba’s newly-elected government faces some important fiscal challenges.


11:07AM
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While it might not appear so, a higher minimum wage is effectively a tax.


12:00PM
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The province has run an operating deficit in all but one year since 2008/09—even when oil prices exceeded $90 per barrel.

1:50PM
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Canada's new top federal tax rate of 33 per cent is being layered on top of several tax increases by the provinces.


3:30PM
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There are 175 collective bargaining agreements with public-sector employees coming up for negotiation in the near future.


3:31PM
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Alberta will become a net debtor province this year for the first time since 1999/00.


11:36AM
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The Fraser Institute has been at the fore of publishing work related to pension issues and correcting misconceptions to provide Canadians with better information.


3:00AM
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If governments eliminated corporate taxes, they'd eliminate the double taxation of corporate profits.


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