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11:21AM
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Alberta’s debt-to-GDP ratio set to climb—quickly

Premier Kenney says province likely to run a deficit close to $20 billion.


6:00AM
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Perverse incentives may help erode housing affordability

Rising incomes and low interest rates have generated tremendous demand for housing across the country.


9:07AM
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Another recession means more hardship in areas of Ontario that struggled in recent years

Total employment increased by 17.3 per cent in the GTA, 9.7 per cent in Ottawa and 1.9 per cent in the rest of the province.


9:35AM
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Modern Monetary Theory, Part 3: MMT and inflation

Divergences between expected inflation and actual inflation contribute to economic inefficiencies that harm economic growth.


12:18PM
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Supply management impedes supermarkets from keeping pace with demand

Importers of large quantities of chicken, cheese and butter are compelled to pay taxes exceeding 200 per cent.


3:33PM
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Newfoundland and Labrador faces fiscal crisis, other provinces should take note

Alberta’s per-person government debt has eclipsed $10,000 this year.


12:40PM
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Alberta deficit likely far worse than expected

Chronic deficits through good times and bad have led to a roughly $70 billion erosion of the province’s financial assets.


9:47AM
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Queen’s Park postponing property tax reform today could hurt businesses tomorrow

Businesses large and small face disproportionate property tax rates for the foreseeable future.


4:01PM
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Alberta should fund AER through general tax revenue
Alberta’s energy sector supports more than 500,000 jobs across Canada.

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