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Today the personal income tax accounts for almost half of federal revenues.

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From 2003/04 to 2015/16, Ontario program spending grew at an average annual rate of 4.7 per cent.

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The new Canada Child Benefit program, and the expansion of the CPP, may hurt middle-income Canadians.


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In the past decade, four provincial governments pushing for electoral reform put the question to the people.

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Unions become more powerful from a ban on replacements.


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These voluntary relationships clearly benefit the participants, and perhaps that is why the strident opponents resort to hyperbole and fear-mongering.


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The issue of whether the new federal government requires explicit approval of the electorate via a referendum to change the way parliamentarians and our federal government is elected is gaining a surprising amount of attention.


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The Liberal campaign platform has some laudable goals. However, one of the worrying policy initiatives, and one that is hopefully de-prioritized, is the raising of the top marginal federal tax rate on personal income from 29 to 33 per cent.


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After seven years of budget deficits and over $160 billion in new debt, the federal government confirmed in its financial update Wednesday that it expects to record a surplus next year.