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Government Spending & Taxes

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While the overall federal transfer “pie” has grown significantly over the past decade, Ontario’s “slice” has also grown larger.


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Despite avoiding annual budget deficits Clark has allowed government debt to grow.

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In his autobiography, McGuinty discusses how his first act as premier was to break his election promise and raise taxes.


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By the Ontario government’s own count it has 380,000 regulations on the books, twice as many as the next province.


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This year, Ontario is projected to run its eighth consecutive budget deficit, which will be approximately $7.5 billion.


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Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne has reiterated her government’s commitment to push ahead with a provincial pension plan.


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The federal government may speed up spending on infrastructure projects in Alberta and Saskatchewan.


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With budget season on the horizon, the headlines may mask the magnitude of growth in government debt.


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The best way to help Alberta’s economy is to enhance the province's competitiveness and attractiveness for investment and entrepreneurship.


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Prime Minister Trudeau recently said that infrastructure spending is “the key” to kick-starting Canada’s economy.


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