Some B.C. government policies are at odds with ambitions to grow the province’s tech sector.
Small reductions in the consumption of sugary drinks and other food products do not necessarily translate into weight loss.
Canada’s trade deficit with the world widened from C$6.4 billion in the first quarter of 2016 to a record C$10.7 billion.
Countries with PR electoral systems had average central government spending of 29.2 per cent (of GDP) compared to 23.5 per cent in majoritarian/plurality countries.
Most Canadians are adequately prepared for retirement, making CPP expansion largely unnecessary.
The returns of the CPP's investment arm in no way influence the CPP retirement benefits received by Canadian workers.
The rate of return under the current CPP system is 2.1 per cent for Canadians born after 1971.
The Ryan plan could incentivize high-income Canadians to relocate to the United States.
The CPP tax increase is just one of many tax increases imposed by the new federal government on middle-income Canadians.