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Prime Minister Trudeau is on track to increase per-person federal debt more than any other prime minister in Canadian history who didn’t face a world war or economic recession.


9:27AM
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Ontario PC tax plan falls short

The PC platform would not reduce the sky-high top marginal rate facing highly-skilled workers.


8:51AM
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Despite small businesses tax cut, uncompetitive policies still plague Ontario

The Wynne government’s “Fair Hydro Act” borrows money, which must be paid back, to lower energy costs.


10:58AM
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Governments across Canada hurting business investment

As a share of GDP, business investment in Canada stands around 11 per cent.


8:48AM
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The 10.5 per cent small business tax rate on the first $500,000 of income creates an incentive for many Canadian firms to stay small.


6:13PM
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 The federal government wants to crack down on tax rules for small businesses.


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Carefully thinking out regulation is a lot easier to do after the fact.

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Every extra dollar of net income earned by any business that steps over the $500,000 threshold will be taxed at a rate five and half times the small business rate.

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The United States continues to suffer from a historically weak economic recovery. Monthly GDP and employment numbers remain near anemic. From a historical perspective the economy should be roaring by now given the pronounced contraction in 2008.