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


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Human Freedom Index 2017

The Human Freedom Index tracks the evolution of freedom globally.


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Trudeau government stretches definition of infrastructure too far
Ottawa’s so-called infrastructure spending plan includes $77 million to develop regulations for driverless cars and unmanned air vehicles.

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Only a small portion of infrastructure spending will go towards building more efficient transportation corridors.

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Of the $4 billion earmarked for 2016/17, only $1.6 billion will go to public transit and other municipal infrastructure.

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The need for infrastructure spending in Canada is getting a lot of attention this election, with all the parties presenting platform planks on the amounts they would spend.


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Over the next two months, residents of Metro Vancouver will vote “Yes” or No” in a transit tax plebiscite, but the proposed tax hike to finance what are mostly public transit projects is at best questionable from a transportation economics perspective.

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Over the next two months, Metro Vancouver residents will decide whether they want to pay $250 million more in sales tax each year to help fund a $7.5 billion capital expansion plan, mainly for public transit.