Importers of large quantities of chicken, cheese and butter are compelled to pay taxes exceeding 200 per cent.
Alberta’s per-person government debt has eclipsed $10,000 this year.
Chronic deficits through good times and bad have led to a roughly $70 billion erosion of the province’s financial assets.
Businesses large and small face disproportionate property tax rates for the foreseeable future.
There were 4,588 overdose deaths in Canada in 2018.
Once you adjust for inflation and population growth, Alberta’s economy barely grew at all between 2008 and 2018.
Letting the price of scarce goods rise forces us to use the limited supply of the good for the most important purposes.
When we learned that the first cases in Canada were from overseas flights, no measures were taken to screen passengers from infected areas.
Solar and bioenergy generators absorb 15 per cent of the surcharge yet generate only three per cent of Ontario’s electricity.
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