Research shows that previous legislation prohibiting the possession and acquisition of certain firearms made no discernable impact on homicide rates.
Governments in Alberta have a long history of increasing provincial spending during periods of high resource revenue, which inevitably leads to deficits once resource revenues decline.
According to forecasts, federal spending will be $89.2 billion higher than previously projected for 2022/23 and $80.7 billion higher in 2023/24.
The government plans to increase spending by 8.6 per cent.
Ontario is roughly three times larger than both B.C. and Alberta.
Outpatient pharmaceuticals in Belgium are usually partially reimbursed through a third-party payer scheme.
Ottawa is spending nearly one-third more than it was in 2019 before the pandemic.
For the 2020 to 2022 period, the average annual GDP growth rate was highest in B.C. at more than 2 per cent.
Bernanke chose to pay interest on bank reserves, which caused banks to hold onto reserves rather than lend them out.
Payroll costs across the provincial government sector are poised to increase sharply.
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