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Government policy hurts Newfoundlanders and Labradorians with modest incomes

At $50,000 of income, residents in the province face the third-highest tax rate among 61 jurisdictions in North America.

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Ottawa’s stifling policies will test optimism of Canadian CEOs

The success of any economy hinges on its institutions including its laws and regulations.

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Misleading polls may produce more damaging federal policies
Support for pharmacare drops from 79 per cent to 40 per cent when the question includes a GST hike.

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24 facts for 2024—Canadians should understand impact of government policies

More than 60 per cent of lower-income families now pay higher federal income taxes.

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Government policies help push grocery prices higher in Canada

Supply management costs the average Canadian household an estimated extra $300 to $444 annually.

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Governments eschewed science during COVID response
A risk that only lightly threatened children was met with drastic efforts to shield children.

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COVID risk—we’re not ‘all in this together’

If you were over 84, your risk of death was 340 times that of 18 to 29 year olds.

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Ottawa’s short-sighted changes will hurt charitable foundations and charities

Many foundations in Canada will struggle to increase their charitable spending so quickly.

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Crises—an ideal time for the state to grab power

In response to the COVID crisis, Parliament granted sweeping powers to the finance minister.