productivity growth

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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.


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Waning presence of labour unions good for all workers

Unions restrict worker choice, prevent job formation, discourage work effort and cut economic productivity.


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New workplace practises hinge on increased productivity

Labour productivity grew at a relatively slow 0.88 per cent average annual rate from 2016 to 2019.


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Government growth ultimately hits Canadians in the wallet

In businesses that only produce services, labour productivity increased by 38 per cent compared to 12 per cent in the government sector.