business investment

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Foreign direct investment in Canada was $31.5 billion in 2017—down 56.0 per cent since 2013.


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Business investment (excluding residential structures) is down nearly 20 per cent since the third quarter of 2014.


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B.C.’s overall tax rate on new investment is 27.7 per cent—the highest rate in Canada.


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Ottawa and many provincial governments have increased already uncompetitive personal income tax rates.


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Finance Minister Bill Morneau’s budget missed an opportunity to convince investors that Canada remains a desirable place to invest.


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Four provinces have increased their general corporate tax rates over the last three years, including B.C. and Alberta.


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From 2014 to 2016, non-residential business investment in B.C. declined 19 per cent after accounting for inflation.