Trudeau shouldn’t follow Obama’s economic path

Canadians should hope the clear parallels between Obama and Trudeau don't translate into economic performance

Trudeau shouldn’t follow Obama’s economic pathBy Jason Clemens and Niels Veldhuis The Fraser Institute Canadians should hope the clear parallels between U.S. President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau don't translate into economic performance. The parallels between the two-term president and Canada's new Liberal prime minister range from¬†superficial (campaign slogans) to substantive (focus on redistribution, increased government spending and…

Rate of decline in business start-ups in Canada reason for worry

It is critical that governments enact policies, including reforming the capital gains tax, supportive of entrepreneurship

Rate of decline in business start-ups in Canada reason for worryBy Jason Clemens and Niels Veldhuis The Fraser Institute A number of prominent Canadians, including Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz, have raised concerns about the state of business start-ups and entrepreneurship in Canada. There is no question that entrepreneurship is critical to a well-functioning, prosperous economy. New firms are the lifeblood of innovation, creativity,…
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