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Understanding Two Decades of Weak Economic Performance in Ontario

It’s important for policymakers to recognize the severity of Ontario’s growth problem, how long-lived it has been, and the challenge of weak business investment that could impede future growth.


10:51AM
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Wealth tax would make Canada’s bad situation even worse

Canada must become more attractive and competitive for business investment and entrepreneurs, and introducing a wealth tax and/or raising the capital gains tax would make a difficult situation worse.


1:12PM
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Canada needs more paycheque writers

Total business investment declined by 0.2 per cent per year between 2016 and 2019.


9:56AM
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Business ambition must be a Canadian value

The only truly pro-business policies foster competitive markets and produce a more level playing field.


10:36AM
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Ottawa’s ballooning debt and deficits should be major campaign issue

Canada has the fifth-highest level of total government debt among 29 industrialized countries.


9:03AM
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Muskrat Falls project illustrates problem with public ownership of large-scale projects

Government officials face very different incentives than people in the private sector.


10:36AM
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Next federal government should spur business investment to help raise living standards

A majority of industries in Canada reduced investments in machinery, equipment and intellectual property products.


3:00AM
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As Trudeau government tables budget, don’t be fooled by positive short-term economic news

Between 2016 and 2019, per-person GDP grew at an average annual rate of only 0.8 per cent.


8:50AM
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Trudeau government keeps ‘imagining’ while Canadians suffer the economic consequences

For the 45 research projects approved, almost $100 million had been committed but not necessarily spent.