The budget plan lacks a comprehensive vision to enhance the province's competitiveness.
marginal tax rates
When tax rates increase, people often change their economic behaviour in ways that shrink the targeted tax base.
On average, the METR for modest-income families is 46 per cent compared to 43 per cent for the highest-income families.
Making various benefits tax-free gives an advantage to rich people, too.
The share of women in the top one per cent has almost doubled since 1982.