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Admiral Norman and the cost of military contracts

In fact, $700 million represents the taxes paid by almost 83,000 Canadians.

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“The government should fix it” is a common refrain when people encounter a problem in society. Governments happily oblige because it means more votes for politicians and more work for bureaucrats. Governments themselves also undertake a number of things from encouraging Canadians to be more active, to propping up domestic industries, to trying to create jobs. But can government really deliver? Evidence suggests the answer is a resounding no.