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Think-tanks provide competing views on stimulus and infrastructure spending

C.D. Howe op-ed cites no empirical evidence or research to substantiate its opinions.


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Stimulus didn’t work in 2009—don’t expect it to kick-start the economy now

So-called “shovel ready” infrastructure projects take significant time to plan and implement.


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If history is any guide, COVID-19 will transform Canada in heretofore unknown ways
When the First World War began, there was no expectation that it would spawn an entirely new tax system.

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Stabilizing income vs. economic stimulus—what’s the difference?

Most people use extra one-time money from government to pay down debt or save.


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The best way to help Alberta’s economy is to enhance the province's competitiveness and attractiveness for investment and entrepreneurship.


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Ontario’s net debt has approximately doubled over the last decade and now stands at roughly $300 billion—or $21,000 per Ontarian.