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Canadians right to worry about ‘big government’ agenda

When governments limit economic freedom, citizens find it harder to buy and sell what they want.


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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly—government budgets in 2024

The federal government plans to run a $39.8 billion deficit in 2024/25.


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Carbon tax will make Canadians worse off

A $170 per-tonne carbon tax will cause a permanent loss of nearly 185,000 jobs in Canada.


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Ottawa’s stifling policies will test optimism of Canadian CEOs

The success of any economy hinges on its institutions including its laws and regulations.


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Historic decline in Canadian living standards continues into 2024

Canada's per-person GDP—a broad measure of living standards—fell 0.2 per cent during the first quarter of 2024.


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B.C. experiencing child-care crisis despite government claims

The government has pumped huge amounts of money into inflating demand for licenced child-care spaces.


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Economic freedom can help improve allocation of human capital for men and women
The gender wage gap is largely explained by differences in the educational and employment choices of men and women.

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Singapore’s industrial policy promotes real economic growth

Politicians and bureaucrats in Canada are rarely affected if the claimed benefits of government initiatives fail to materialize.


10:13AM
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Economic progress stalling for Canada and other G7 countries

Productivity in Ireland has grown at a rapid annual pace of 5.9 per cent, more than six times faster than the G7.


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Misleading polls may produce more damaging federal policies
Support for pharmacare drops from 79 per cent to 40 per cent when the question includes a GST hike.

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