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As Trudeau government tables budget, don’t be fooled by positive short-term economic news

Between 2016 and 2019, per-person GDP grew at an average annual rate of only 0.8 per cent.


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COVID will cast long shadow over future generations

An OECD study suggested a 3 per cent COVID-related lifetime loss in income.


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Scoring the economic performance of Canada’s last five prime ministers

The 2016-2019 period had the weakest economic performance of the five periods analyzed.


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Canada’s spending and deficits higher than comparable countries during pandemic

Canada ranks 6th highest among 35 high-income for the share of the economy represented by government spending.


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Trudeau government spending billions to make people better off than before recession

There are an estimated 177,700 CERB-eligible spouses living in households with at least $100,000 in income.


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Three recessions tell Ontario’s debt story

In 1990, Ontario’s debt-to-GDP ratio stood at 13 per cent.


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Trudeau government should target high tax rates during COVID recovery and beyond

In total, 48 U.S. jurisdictions have lower top PIT rates than every Canadian province.


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Trudeau tax hikes would do more harm than good

Canada’s personal income tax rates are among the highest in the industrialized world.