Size of government affects economic performance

The evidence suggests that there are important implications for economic growth associated with the size of government

Size of government affects economic performanceTHUNDER BAY, Ont. Aug. 17, 2016/ Troy Media/ - Government is perhaps the single most pervasive institution of modern life and its programs are important to our quality of life. Over the last 100 years, government spending around the world has grown both in terms of spending per capita and as a share of national…

Hasty infrastructure spending in Canada may waste tax dollars

In times of crisis, leaders shouldn't be projecting a sense of panic

Hasty infrastructure spending in Canada may waste tax dollars//  infrastructure  infrastructure [popup url="http://marketplace.troymedia.com/2016/01/hasty-infrastructure-spending-in-canada-may-waste-tax-dollars/" height="800" width="800" scrollbars="0"]Download[/popup] this column on [popup url="http://www.troymedia.com/tag/infrastructure/" height="600" width="600" scrollbars="0"]infrastructure[/popup] and the [popup url="http://www.troymedia.com/tag/justin-trudeau/" height="600" width="600" scrollbars="0"]Trudeau government[/popup] [popup url="http://marketplace.troymedia.com/terms-and-conditions-of-use/" height="600" width="600" scrollbars="0"]Terms and conditions of use[/popup] THUNDER BAY, Ont. Jan 18, 2016/ Troy Media/ - Canada faces serious economic challenges as 2016 unfolds, and key leadership in dealing…

Trudeau government faces challenging economic times in 2016

Its best response to the crisis would be to ensure responsible public finances and a competitive tax environment

Trudeau government faces challenging economic times in 2016//  trudeau government  trudeau government [popup url="http://marketplace.troymedia.com/2016/01/trudeau-government-faces-challenging-economic-times-in-2016/" height="800" width="800" scrollbars="0"]Download[/popup] this column on the[popup url="http://www.troymedia.com/tag/justin-trudeau/" height="600" width="600" scrollbars="0"]Trudeau government[/popup] and the [popup url="http://www.troymedia.com/tag/canadian-economy/" height="600" width="600" scrollbars="0"]Canadian economy[/popup] [popup url="http://marketplace.troymedia.com/terms-and-conditions-of-use/" height="600" width="600" scrollbars="0"]Terms and conditions of use[/popup] THUNDER BAY, Ont. Jan 7, 2016/ Troy Media/ - The Trudeau government has a full agenda on its plate for…

Liberal plan to raise top-earners’ taxes will hurt economy

Poorly conceived personal income tax changes could result in the loss of more entrepreneurial high-income earners

Liberal plan to raise top-earners’ taxes will hurt economyDownload this column on the Liberal economic plan Terms and Conditions of use MONTREAL, TORONTO, OTTAWA, CALGARY, WINNIPEG, VANCOUVER OUT THUNDER BAY, Ont. Nov. 19, 2015/ Troy Media/ — The new Liberal government plans to raise personal income taxes on the top Canadian income-earners to fund a tax decrease for the middle class. According to Statistics Canada, to be in…

Prioritizing key to successful infrastructure spending

Otherwise it could lead to a debt-financed spending spree of epic proportions

Prioritizing key to successful infrastructure spendingDownload this column on infrastructure for your publication or website. FREE Terms and Conditions of use THUNDER BAY, ON Sept. 22, 2015/ Troy Media/ - With the collapse in energy prices and the decline of manufacturing, the new panacea for economic salvation is “infrastructure”. Governments need to curb their enthusiasm, however, to avoid building up…

Why Ontario should fear further US trade barriers

It has the most to lose from any further barriers to trade and commerce along the border

Why Ontario should fear further US trade barriersDownload this column on US trade barriers for your publication or website. FREE with coupon Terms and Conditions of use THUNDER BAY, ON Sep 2, 2015/ Troy Media/ - Wisconsin governor and potential presidential candidate Scott Walker’s recent comment that it is not an unreasonable idea to consider building a security wall between Canada and…

Ontario’s fiscal crisis keeps growing

It’s deficit, public debt and rising electricity prices are undermining business confidence

Ontario’s fiscal crisis keeps growingDownload this column on Ontario's fiscal crisis for your publication or website. Price starts at $8 Terms and Conditions of use THUNDER BAY, ON July 14, 2015/ Troy Media/ - Ontario’s private sector job creation finally seems to be picking up, but two important factors threaten to undermine continued recovery: the provincial debt and high electricity…

Public sector employment on rise in Canada

Now employs a bigger chunk of Canadians than it did in 2003

Public sector employment on rise in CanadaDownload this column on the public sector for your publication or website. FREE Terms and Conditions of use THUNDER BAY, ON Jul 7, 2015/ Troy Media/ - Think back to the early 1990s, a period when Canada’s federal and provincial governments faced a major fiscal crisis driven by massive red ink at both the federal…

Good news, bad news about public sector employment in Ontario

Don’t blame provincial government for increases in public sector employment in Ontario

Good news, bad news about public sector employment in OntarioDownload this column on Ontario's public sector for your publication or website. Price starts at $8 Terms and Conditions of use THUNDER BAY, ON Jul 3, 2015/ Troy Media/ - According to Statistics Canada, between 1981 and 2012 public sector employment in Ontario grew by 50 per cent – from 897,291 to 1,343,922 employees. It…

Three mid-sized Ontario cities face varied economic fates

Windsor and London are not recovering from the decline in manufacturing as well as Kitchener-Waterloo

Three mid-sized Ontario cities face varied economic fatesDownload this column for your publication or website. Prices start at $10 THUNDER BAY, ON Jun 12, 2015/ Troy Media/ - In looking at the recent tumultuous economic change in Ontario, it is useful to compare the southwestern Ontario cities of Windsor, London and Kitchener-Waterloo. Despite geographic proximity, there are differences in how economic change…
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