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Government support for national airplane producers can come at a great cost.


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The federal government calls the $7 billion set aside for subsidizing daycare “infrastructure.”

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In Canada, total government spending—more than 40 per cent of GDP—is much higher than empirical evidence shows to be optimal.

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Study examines how fiscal policies aimed at reducing government deficits affect the economy.

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Government spending has increased in Ontario, and Alberta has dramatically increased the tax burden on residents and businesses.

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The recent federal and Ontario budgets produced a plethora of headlines about how the public sector should brace for changes to its costly pension deals. The dramatic language was in part provoked by lines like this from the Ontario budget: Pension costs are one of the fastest-growing line items and “the status quo is not an option.”