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10:57AM
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Investors souring on Nova Scotia’s oil and gas sector

Last year was the first in at least 25 years that the province derived no revenue from petroleum royalties.


11:55AM
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Governments betting on low interest rates may experience rude awakening

The Trudeau government will run a record budget deficit approaching $400 billion.


9:58AM
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To fulfill Trudeau’s latest fiscal promise, spring budget must chart path to budget balance

The Liberals ran three years of deficits totalling $51.9 billion, more than double the amount promised during the campaign.


3:23PM
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National pharmacare poll ignores fiscal reality and alternative plans

Every province already offers drug coverage to social assistance recipients at low or no cost.


10:09AM
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Despite spending hundreds of billions during COVID, we seem to have little to show for it

Governments in Canada are experts at imposing rules and regulations rather than incentives.


11:54AM
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Heavy reliance on Ottawa puts Atlantic Canada’s finances at risk

The three Maritime provinces rely more heavily on federal transfers than any other province.


12:29PM
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Atlantic Canada’s population is getting older faster

The four Atlantic provinces have the largest share of residents over the age of 65 in Canada.


11:43AM
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Hope springs eternal for freedom worldwide
The Chinese Communist Party has intensified its attack on freedom at home and abroad.

12:07PM
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National economy relies heavily on Toronto and Vancouver housing markets

B.C. has seen relatively low levels of capital investment in productivity-enhancing assets.


11:41AM
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Flawed federal carbon-pricing plan will hurt economy
According to the Trudeau government plan, the carbon tax will reach $170 by 2030.

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