In addition to spending increases, the Notley government is proposing new tax increases on top of the hikes to personal and corporate income taxes that have already come into effect.
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More than six years after the recession of 2008-09, eight out of 10 provinces (including Alberta, which released its budget yesterday) are currently in deficit, and the newly formed federal government has committed to falling back into deficit.
Today's Alberta budget forecasts a $6.1 billion deficit for this fiscal year, and the province is on track to record 10 budget deficits in 11 years.
A popular narrative holds that the recent fall in oil prices is chiefly responsible for the Alberta's current deficit. The evidence does not support this view.
If the Canadian vote is at all indicative of broader trends in North America, it comes as good news for Democratic candidates, particularly for the overwhelming front-runner, Hillary Clinton.
Ontario cities like Brampton and Milton rank better than most of their peers in terms of regulation—and share some of Canada’s largest jumps in population.
The push for fair trade at Simon Fraser University has gone so far as to hound Tim Horton’s off campus for non-compliance.
Before we buy boatloads of new infrastructure in Canada, we should ask why current infrastructure is crumbling.
When tax rates are increased, tax filers—especially upper-income earners—are able to find legal means to mitigate those tax increases.