High regulatory and severance costs alongside legislative uncertainty will exacerbate an already bad situation.
Effectively, the CERB will now cost $40 billion, up from $15 billion.
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.
The $3.8 billion program will provide up to $25,000 in subsidies per employer.
The COVID-19 bill effectively eliminates the need for all parties to work together to pass spending legislation for the next six months.
Solar and bioenergy generators absorb 15 per cent of the surcharge yet generate only three per cent of Ontario’s electricity.
The principle of no taxation without representation is central to the concept of democracy.
Canada’s economy was sputtering prior to the COVID-19 crisis.