From fixing the ‘bad habit’ of special tax credits to removing roadblocks to growth, the Quebec budget gets a lot of things right
The bad news about our greying population in Statistics Canada’s revised labour force survey data
Don’t make this mistake when trying to analyze the effect of falling oil prices on the Canadian economy
January 18th, 2015 1 comment
By putting shrewd politics ahead of sound economics, the Prime Minister has guaranteed Canada will have austerity for years to come
December 9th, 2014 6 comments
Why has the income share at the top fallen in Canada, even as it continues to increase in the US?
If you’re buying into Harper’s surpluses, you’re also buying into Harper’s austerity program
November 12th, 2014 3 comments
Reducing payroll taxes, like EI premiums, is good policy. Too bad that’s not what the Harper government chose to do.
September 11th, 2014 4 comments
Some welcome tax reforms, but government intervention in the market isn’t going away
The aging workforce in Quebec means fewer people in the job market, and fewer people paying taxes
June 4th, 2014 1 comment
Only when you look beyond the headline employment numbers will you see the extent to which confidence in the job market plummeted