business investment

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As Trudeau government tables budget, don’t be fooled by positive short-term economic news

Between 2016 and 2019, per-person GDP grew at an average annual rate of only 0.8 per cent.


8:50AM
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Trudeau government keeps ‘imagining’ while Canadians suffer the economic consequences

For the 45 research projects approved, almost $100 million had been committed but not necessarily spent.


9:49AM
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Rhetoric vs. reality—the Trudeau government’s dismal record on business investment

On the broadest measure of investment, the Trudeau government experienced an average annual decline of 0.2 per cent before the 2020 recession.


9:34AM
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Trudeau government must create friendlier investment climate to spur COVID recovery

Investment is key for economic growth, job creation and living standards for Canadians and their families.


9:42AM
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U.S. states more unattractive to energy investors than most provinces—including Alberta

The legislation includes subjective criteria including the “social impact” of energy investment and its “gender implications."


12:07PM
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National economy relies heavily on Toronto and Vancouver housing markets

B.C. has seen relatively low levels of capital investment in productivity-enhancing assets.


10:08AM
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Post-COVID recovery should encourage growth of private sector in Canada

The relative size of government in Canada is well beyond the “optimal” size for promoting productivity growth.


4:33PM
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New Brunswick must improve investment climate during COVID recovery
The province's non-residential investment declined by -0.1 per cent annually.

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Trudeau government must improve investment climate to ‘build back better’

Canada's ranking has plummeted in global competitiveness report cards.