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New Brunswick’s stay-the-course budget leaves unanswered tax questions

The province's program spending this year will increase by 6.2 per cent, a rate faster than population growth plus inflation.


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Yukon should match mining potential with better policy to attract investment

The territory's mining sector tends to pay above-average wages.


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Ontarians in big cities suffer from weak employment income growth

Population growth often leads to faster economic growth, but that doesn’t necessarily mean the economy is doing well.


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Federal government will likely violate another self-imposed fiscal rule

The inability to control spending remains the primary reason for Ottawa's string of deficits.


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Federal government helped spark Canada’s economic growth crisis

Over the last nine years, Canadian living standards have not increased.


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Canada’s struggling private sector—a tale of two cities

When commercial centres have lower median employment incomes than capital cities, the private sector may be in real distress.


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Nova Scotia government must change course to end debt binge in upcoming budget

Every Nova Scotian is responsible for $18,906 in provincial government debt in 2023/24.


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Canadians in three provinces will spend roughly the same on debt interest as K-12 education

Provincial and federal net debt has increased by $1.0 trillion from 2007/08 to 2023/24.


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Ontario’s housing woes—a supply-side problem

Last year, builders in the province built nearly 60 per cent fewer new homes per person compared to 1973.


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Ontario government can balance books with moderate spending restraint

The government can hold nominal spending flat for one year without creating any management challenges.


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