There are better ways for government to attract business besides corporate welfare.
Every one per cent increase in the corporate income tax could translate into a loss of several hundred dollars per year for the average Canadian worker.
For many years, Alberta has maintained a strong investment climate vis-à-vis other provinces and other energy-producing jurisdictions.
Canada enjoyed an economic and fiscal renaissance starting in the mid-1990s that lasted more than a decade.
The Liberal campaign platform has some laudable goals. However, one of the worrying policy initiatives, and one that is hopefully de-prioritized, is the raising of the top marginal federal tax rate on personal income from 29 to 33 per cent.
Filed your taxes yet? You’ve got until Thursday at midnight. After that, according to the federal government, you’re officially in arrears.