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Federal government should help increase productivity to tame inflation

Ottawa should stop imposing costly ESG reporting mandates on companies.


7:00AM
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Ottawa benefits from inflation-spurred tax revenue

Government tax revenues can increase even though the inflation-adjusted incomes of most Canadians do not.


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COVID-related spending increases threaten future economic growth

Since the 1970s, Canada’s spending-to-GDP ratio has always been larger than the ideal range to maximize economic growth.


11:24AM
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Tax gap growing between Canada and the U.S.

Canada had an overall tax-to-GDP ratio of 33 per cent.


11:31AM
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Calgary’s overreliance on business tax revenue forces city hall’s hand

In 2018, Calgary’s non-residential tax rates were almost four times higher than residential rates.


11:10AM
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'Tax the rich' movement in the U.S. may benefit Canada

U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren expects her wealth tax to fetch about $2.75 trillion in 10 years.


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Burnaby relies heavily on industrial property taxes

At 44.9 per cent, Burnaby’s heavy industry tax rates were more than 22 times higher than its residential tax rates.


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Higher taxes on high earners—not a good idea

In Ontario, the combined provincial/federal top marginal income tax rate is 53.5 per cent.