inflation

8:14AM
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Ottawa’s ‘buyback’ tax will likely hurt Canada’s economy

Due to the new tax, financial capital will be used less efficiently and productivity will suffer.


2:31PM
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Bank of Canada must stay aggressive to tame inflation

Ottawa is spending nearly one-third more than it was in 2019 before the pandemic.


9:41AM
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Recession may strike despite Canada’s low unemployment rate

The overall employment rate hasn’t recovered to 2019 pre-COVID levels.


10:19AM
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Federal government should help increase productivity to tame inflation

Ottawa should stop imposing costly ESG reporting mandates on companies.


11:34AM
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Canada should abolish supply management to help tame inflation

The inflation rate for supply managed products such as butter and milk outpaced the general rate.


9:50AM
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Inflation in Canada—follow the money

The Bank of Canada's “easy” policies help explain the current pain at the pumps.


6:30PM
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Inflation—why now and not post-2008?

While the Bank of Canada is beginning to shed assets, it will take sustained aggressive action to get control of the situation.


10:45AM
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Latest agreement leaves Bank of Canada’s responsibilities unclear

The 2021 agreement introduced a new goal—that monetary policy should also support maximum “sustainable” employment.


8:19AM
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Ottawa threatening Bank of Canada’s independent image

The goal of "maximum sustainable employment" is largely determined by forces beyond the central bank’s control.