The two biggest automatic stabilizers from Ottawa are income taxes and employment insurance payments.
If federalism means anything, provinces must have real responsibilities.
If wind and solar power are “cheaper” than conventional generation, then there would be no need for subsidies.
The ratio of household net worth-to-GDP has risen over time.
The Trump administration has significantly improved the business environment in the U.S.
If we privatized the wine industry then private sellers could devise their own marketing strategies and offer wines consumers wanted without government intervention.
Alberta and Saskatchewan recently finished their “licence plate war.”
The Trans Mountain pipeline expansion is a gift both to British Columbia and Alberta.
From 2007 and 2015, Alberta contributed $188.6 billion more in taxes to Ottawa than it received in transfers or federal programs.