economic growth

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Morneau slams Trudeau government—then doubles-down on its misguided policies

Low levels of capital investment and expenditures on research and development contribute to Canada’s slow productivity growth.


3:03PM
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Large governments in the Maritimes stifle economic growth

In the last year of reliable data before the pandemic, government spending in Nova Scotia represented 60.2 per cent of the economy.


12:05PM
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Powerful group seeks to control Canadian economy and restrict personal freedom

Free markets, not central planning, deliver economic growth and social harmony.


2:12PM
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Trudeau’s record-high spending hasn’t translated into strong economic growth

During the Trudeau period, business investment actually declined by 0.2 per cent.


5:27PM
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Understanding Two Decades of Weak Economic Performance in Ontario

It’s important for policymakers to recognize the severity of Ontario’s growth problem, how long-lived it has been, and the challenge of weak business investment that could impede future growth.


3:00AM
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Next prime minister should cut spending to help the poor

According to estimates, economic growth is maximized when government spending is about 26 per cent of GDP.


10:36AM
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Ottawa’s ballooning debt and deficits should be major campaign issue

Canada has the fifth-highest level of total government debt among 29 industrialized countries.


8:32AM
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Trudeau policies have hurt economic growth

This government’s policies depart from the consensus of previous governments both Liberal and Conservative.


12:13PM
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Ontario has fallen behind Michigan’s economy

At least 90 per cent of net job creation in Ontario took place either in the Greater Toronto Area or Ottawa.