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Alberta should better align government-sector compensation with the private sector

Government workers in Alberta received 9.3 per cent more (on average) in wages than their private-sector counterparts.


3:29PM
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Biden’s presidency poses new risks for Canada’s energy sector

Biden’s climate plan aims to wean the U.S. off of fossil fuels.


9:48AM
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Size of government matters for economic growth

Nova Scotia recorded the largest government sector at 61.6 per cent of the economy, more than double the optimal size.


9:08AM
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Ontario braces for largest budget deficits in provincial history

Over the next three fiscal years, Ontario’s cumulative deficit will hit a forecasted $99.7 billion.


11:39AM
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Ontario stuck in vicious cycle of deficits and debt accumulation

The Ford government has said this week's budget will focus on COVID response measures.


12:02PM
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Mandatory switching of biologic drugs—beware of potential side-effects

Last year, British Columbia became the first province to introduce a mandatory biosimilar switching program for non-medical reasons.


3:49PM
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Canada’s spending and deficits higher than comparable countries during pandemic

Canada ranks 6th highest among 35 high-income for the share of the economy represented by government spending.


10:37AM
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Plastics ban one more blow to Alberta’s energy sector

Investment in Canada’s oil and gas sector has declined by 35 per cent.


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