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Today, the Alberta government is hiking the minimum wage from $10.20 to $11.20, as part of its plan to raise the rate to $15 per hour by 2018.

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2:24PM
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Health insurers enter and exit markets all the time—they aren't prevented from offering plans in other states.

8:39AM
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The current election campaign has seen a lot of attention focused on balancing the federal budget and the size of the federal deficit. Perhaps some historical perspective will better inform the debate.

8:21AM
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America's place as a free market, dynamic economy is faltering, with the U.S. now ranking as the 16th most economically free country in the world.

9:51AM
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People make decisions every day based on the costs they perceive and the benefits they expect from individual actions.

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8:31AM
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This fiscal year, Canada's federal government will send more than $68 billion in transfer payments to the provinces.

8:46AM
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Most people probably don’t think of free markets as beautiful. They’re dynamic. They’re productive. They’re useful. But beautiful? That’s not really a word we associate with them.

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9:50AM
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The Council managed to cobble together a very scary scenario. However, in doing so, they committed errors of omission and commission that render their report essentially meaningless.

8:54AM
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Among OECD countries (including Canada), there’s a lot of diversity in growth numbers, but little variation in consumer confidence.

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2:01PM
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A small community in northern British Columbia rejected a billion dollar LNG deal and recently announced it's seeking aboriginal title on land slated for a $36 billion LNG project.

 

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