Bombardier and Canada’s corporate welfare trap

The Quebec company provides a useful example of business subsidies in action

Bombardier and Canada’s corporate welfare trap
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The Quebec company provides a useful example of business subsidies in action.

Not your grandmother’s civil disobedience

Protests against the Northern Gateway pipeline are the reflex action of absolutists out to destroy opportunities for others

Not your grandmother’s civil disobedience
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Protests against the Northern Gateway pipeline are the reflex action of absolutists out to destroy opportunities for others.

Living wage laws don’t help the most vulnerable

72 per cent of workers benefitting from such a law were not poor

Living wage laws don’t help the most vulnerable
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72 per cent of workers benefitting from such a law were not poor.

Canadians denied relevant information on drug pricing negotiations

Leading to delays in accessing potentially life-saving new drugs

Canadians denied relevant information on drug pricing negotiations
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Leading to delays in accessing potentially life-saving new drugs.

Evidence suggests bigger government isn’t better

There is an optimal size for the government sector when it comes to the effect on economic growth

Evidence suggests bigger government isn’t better
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There is an optimal size for the government sector when it comes to the effect on economic growth.

Ontario’s “have not” status sets up a divided Canada

6 of 10 provinces now receive equalization payments

Ontario’s “have not” status sets up a divided Canada
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6 of 10 provinces now receive equalization payments.

Guess how much the 1% pay in income tax

203,010 Canadians paid 20% of all federal and provincial incomes taxes in 2011

Guess how much the 1% pay in income tax
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203,010 Canadians paid 20% of all federal and provincial incomes taxes in 2011.

New Brunswick derailment highlights rail vs pipeline tradeoffs

Environmentalists engaging in anti-pipeline crusades risk causing more harm than good

New Brunswick derailment highlights rail vs pipeline tradeoffs
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Environmentalists engaging in anti-pipeline crusades risk causing more harm than good.

Will governments back off their taxing trend in 2014?

No matter how much overburdened families would hope so, don’t count on it

Will governments back off their taxing trend in 2014?
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No matter how much overburdened families would hope so, don’t count on it.

Why Canadian travel costs so much

Open competition would lead to lower taxi and air fares

Why Canadian travel costs so much
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Jan 6, 2014/ Troy Media/ – Open competition would lead to lower taxi and air fares.