competitiveness

8:12AM
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Wrongheaded policy proposal targets ‘diverse businesses’ in Ontario

Since firms already have powerful incentives not to unfairly discriminate, government efforts encouraging diversity are redundant at best.


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.


9:35AM
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New ‘stock options’ rules will make Canada less attractive to top talent

Ottawa plans to limit the deductibility of stock options as a form of compensation.


10:59AM
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Trudeau government must improve investment climate to ‘build back better’

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


9:51AM
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As the economy reopens, Canada must address its competitiveness problem

The top combined personal income tax rate now exceeds 50 per cent in eight provinces.


8:51AM
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Interventionist government approach underpins SNC-Lavalin affair

The Chretien Liberals gutted business subsidies and focused much more on getting the fundamentals right.


11:39AM
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Trudeau government handouts will stifle much-needed innovation in Canada’s media industry

The Trudeau government will give nearly $600 million worth of new tax credits and incentives to Canada’s media industry.


1:52PM
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The federal government expects the deficit in 2018-19 to reach $18.1 billion and grow next year to $19.6 billion.