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The government’s reliance on formal benefit-cost analysis will be a major barrier to the timely elimination of red tape.


1:44PM
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In the 1970s the Bank of Canada switched to monetarist money-supply targeting.


2:47PM
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At last count, the GTA rental vacancy rate was 1.1 per cent.


10:28AM
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The higher-than-expected inflation of the late-1980s was one reason the bank switched to inflation targeting.


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Statistics Canada again tried to explain the productivity slowdown of the last two decades.


3:45PM
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The number of people needing “hampers” from the food bank increased by more than 50 per cent.


12:33PM
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More than 80 per cent of Canadians live in towns, cities and suburbs.


9:08AM
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On average, it takes one-and-a-half years before builders can break ground in Toronto.


4:52PM
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Mayor-elect Kennedy Stewart wants to reach 85,000 new housing units over 10 years.


10:09AM
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Competitiveness by the numbers is only partly helpful

In the World Economic Forum’s recent Global Competitiveness Report, the U.S. ranked 1st and Canada ranked 12th.