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Government-mandated ESG disclosures—a reality check

The evidence casts doubt on the popular claim that ESG will make investors more money.


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It’s reasonable to call Trudeau a modern-day socialist

The prime minister has mandated the end of new vehicle sales that emit greenhouse gases by 2035.


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B.C. government imposes travel restrictions while COVID numbers fall

The seven-day moving average of new daily positive COVID cases has been decreasing since April 12.


9:16AM
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Three ways federal government can spur COVID recovery

Trade liberalization could increase Canada’s economic output by up to $130 billion annually.


10:09AM
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Despite spending hundreds of billions during COVID, we seem to have little to show for it

Governments in Canada are experts at imposing rules and regulations rather than incentives.


12:56PM
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Lobbying can lead to monopolies (which can lead to higher prices and/or lower quality)

Roughly 35 per cent of Canada's economy is shielded from competition in some way.


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Socialism produces misery, starvation, death—and bad beer

Central planners lack the knowledge and incentives to respond to consumer wants and needs.


10:57AM
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SNC-Lavalin reminds us that big government invites big scandals

Political actors can direct spending towards privileged parties.


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Government policies have made Canada less-attractive to investment in energy industry

The Trump administration has rescinded or scaled back several Obama-era regulations.