Peter Munk Centre for Free Enterprise Education
The theoretical or “ideal” carbon-pricing system has never been implemented.
The decline in foreign direct investment since 2007 totals an almost unimaginable 74.9 per cent.
If firms don’t collude, and there are lots of them around, wages will rise until they’re equal to worker productivity.
According to the PBO, provincial cooperation with the federal carbon floor may reduce the size of Canada's economy by 0.5 per cent in 2020.
Private-sector investment in factories and other structures down more than 23 per cent.
Business investment (excluding residential structures) is down nearly 20 per cent since the third quarter of 2014.
In Ontario, the government expects to rake in $2 billion per year through its cap-and-trade program.
Future annual cannabis retail sales in Ontario may be in the billions.