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Ontario’s economic decline is real and substantial

The province's post-1990 average per-capita annual income growth rate was barely one-quarter that of its 1960 to 1990 rate.

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Canadians face bigger tax burden than you think

According to polling data, 80 per cent of Canadians don’t want average families to pay more than 40 per cent of their income in taxes.

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24 facts for 2024—Canadians should understand impact of government policies

More than 60 per cent of lower-income families now pay higher federal income taxes.

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Alberta should learn from other higher-performing universal health-care systems

The province's average wait time for health care grew from 18.5 weeks in 2008 to 33.5 weeks in 2023.

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Canadian patients face long waits for diagnostic imaging

The median wait in 2023 for an MRI was 12.9 weeks—two weeks longer than last year.

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Ottawa’s new ‘energy efficiency’ regulations will increase home prices in Saskatchewan

In 2022, the province’s population grew by 29,307 people while only 3,479 new homes were built.

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Three ‘hard truths’ about Canada’s trade

Energy alone supplied 27 per cent of Canada’s merchandise exports—and 23 per cent of total exports—last year.

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Charitable giving down in Ontario

Over 10 years, the proportion of Ontarian tax-filers who donated to registered charities dropped from 24.2 per cent to 18.2 per cent.

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Ontario government’s rapid spending growth drives deficits and debt

The province’s $5.6 billion operating deficit is just the tip of the iceberg.

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