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Policies that raise prices of milk, butter, cheese, eggs and chicken affect lower-income families.

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Part of the reason for the Great Depression was the Smoot-Hawley tariff established in 1930.

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“The government should fix it” is a common refrain when people encounter a problem in society. Governments happily oblige because it means more votes for politicians and more work for bureaucrats. Governments themselves also undertake a number of things from encouraging Canadians to be more active, to propping up domestic industries, to trying to create jobs. But can government really deliver? Evidence suggests the answer is a resounding no.