competitiveness

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Interventionist government approach underpins SNC-Lavalin affair

The Chretien Liberals gutted business subsidies and focused much more on getting the fundamentals right.


11:39AM
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Trudeau government handouts will stifle much-needed innovation in Canada’s media industry

The Trudeau government will give nearly $600 million worth of new tax credits and incentives to Canada’s media industry.


1:52PM
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The federal government expects the deficit in 2018-19 to reach $18.1 billion and grow next year to $19.6 billion.


10:41AM
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Labour participation and job creation rates tell untold tale of Canadian economy

Canada’s employment rate has steadily declined since December 2017—from 62.0 per cent to 61.5 per cent.


10:18AM
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Trudeau government’s economic update does little to improve Canadian competitiveness

The Trump administration has lowered business tax rates and introduced accelerated depreciation.


1:34PM
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Canada has fallen asleep and must wake up—fast

Canadian provinces comprise nine of the 10 jurisdictions with the highest combined personal income tax rates in Canada and the U.S.


2:58PM
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Ottawa and most provincial governments have failed to offer any significant de-regulatory strategy.


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Canadian competitiveness and U.S. tax reform

Tax reforms effectively reduced the U.S. business tax rate by 34 per cent.