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Ottawa’s homebuilding plans might discourage much-needed business investment

Investment in information and communications equipment and intellectual property products decreased substantially.

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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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Business investment key to addressing Canada’s productivity crisis

Canada’s GDP per hour worked—a key measure of productivity growth—is among the lowest in the OECD.

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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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Improved private-sector conditions key to increased prosperity in Maritimes

In Nova Scotia, government spending as a share of the economy averaged more than 60 per cent from 2007 and 2019.