productivity growth

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Federal politicians of all stripes protect union workers at expense of other workers

The ban will increase labour costs and discourage entrepreneurs and investors from investing and doing business.

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Canada can solve its productivity ‘emergency’—we just need politicians on board

More government spending appears to be the popular solution to every problem for most governments in Canada these days.

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Federal government’s ‘fudget budget’ relies on fanciful assumptions of productivity growth

From 2015 to 2023, omitting 2020 due to COVID, labour productivity has declined by an average of 0.8 per cent annually.

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Federal budget fails to ‘break the glass’ on Canada’s economic growth crisis

Per-person GDP, a common indicator of living standards, now sits below where it was at the end of 2014.

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Federal government should tackle Canada’s productivity crisis in upcoming budget

When per-person GDP increases by 2 per cent a year, average income doubles within 35 years.

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Canada should increase productivity—not simply supercharge immigration

Federal policymakers seem uninterested in helping workers and businesses become more productive.

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Morneau slams Trudeau government—then doubles-down on its misguided policies

Low levels of capital investment and expenditures on research and development contribute to Canada’s slow productivity growth.