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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Health insurers enter and exit markets all the time—they aren't prevented from offering plans in other states.
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.
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.
People make decisions every day based on the costs they perceive and the benefits they expect from individual actions.
This fiscal year, Canada's federal government will send more than $68 billion in transfer payments to the provinces.
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.
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.
Among OECD countries (including Canada), there’s a lot of diversity in growth numbers, but little variation in consumer confidence.
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