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Bank of Canada must stay aggressive to tame inflation

Ottawa is spending nearly one-third more than it was in 2019 before the pandemic.


10:19AM
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Federal government should help increase productivity to tame inflation

Ottawa should stop imposing costly ESG reporting mandates on companies.


11:34AM
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Canada should abolish supply management to help tame inflation

The inflation rate for supply managed products such as butter and milk outpaced the general rate.


4:02PM
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Canadians relearning hard economic lessons of ’70s and ’80s

Persistent labour shortages are helping drive up costs.


6:30PM
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Inflation—why now and not post-2008?

While the Bank of Canada is beginning to shed assets, it will take sustained aggressive action to get control of the situation.


10:45AM
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Latest agreement leaves Bank of Canada’s responsibilities unclear

The 2021 agreement introduced a new goal—that monetary policy should also support maximum “sustainable” employment.


7:00AM
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Ottawa benefits from inflation-spurred tax revenue

Government tax revenues can increase even though the inflation-adjusted incomes of most Canadians do not.


9:47AM
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Bank of Canada rate hike may be too little too late

Ramping up interest rates at this juncture places more of the burden of fighting inflation on consumers.


10:58AM
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Canada faces perfect inflation storm

The move by governments worldwide to substantially reduce the use of carbon fuels will likely produce even slower productivity growth.