Today, newly minted federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau released his first Update of Economic and Fiscal Projections. Unfortunately, the outlook isn’t positive.
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A series of blog posts will highlight key policy areas where Finance Minister Bill Morneau’s think-tank experience can be especially useful. In this post, we examine the policy choices surrounding retirement savings.
The risk of well integrity failures are similar to other areas of risk for hydraulic fracturing—the risks tend to be quite low.
The popular angst over the “strong Canadian dollar” of the 2000s is arguably misplaced.
Turns out, LEED school buildings actually consume more energy, and therefore cost more money, than non-LEED schools.
Last month, the Supreme Court of Canada upheld an earlier B.C. Court of Appeal ruling that will allow the Nechako Nations to bring forward a damages claim against Rio Tinto, an aluminum industry giant.
Prime Minister Trudeau's letter to Finance Minister Bill Morneau lists 27 priorities—we offer a quick reaction to 13 of these priorities.
Recent deficit reduction track record is quite weak, which is why Ontario is still running an $8.5 billion deficit in 2015/16, several years after the recent recession.
Raising tax rates increases revenues at lower tax rates—but as rates rise, a work disincentive effect kicks in, as well as a stronger tax-planning incentive that erodes revenues.
China displaces Canada as largest U.S. trade partner (though China’s bragging rights may be short-lived)
Canada remains the United States’ largest export market accounting for almost 19 per cent of U.S. exports, while China accounts for only 7.4 per cent of total U.S. exports.
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