labour productivity

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Federal politicians of all stripes protect union workers at expense of other workers

The ban will increase labour costs and discourage entrepreneurs and investors from investing and doing business.


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Canada can solve its productivity ‘emergency’—we just need politicians on board

More government spending appears to be the popular solution to every problem for most governments in Canada these days.


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Federal government’s ‘fudget budget’ relies on fanciful assumptions of productivity growth

From 2015 to 2023, omitting 2020 due to COVID, labour productivity has declined by an average of 0.8 per cent annually.


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Business investment key to addressing Canada’s productivity crisis

Canada’s GDP per hour worked—a key measure of productivity growth—is among the lowest in the OECD.


4:28PM
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Federal budget fails to ‘break the glass’ on Canada’s economic growth crisis

Per-person GDP, a common indicator of living standards, now sits below where it was at the end of 2014.


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Federal government should tackle Canada’s productivity crisis in upcoming budget

When per-person GDP increases by 2 per cent a year, average income doubles within 35 years.


8:44AM
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Technology is largely neutral, but users are not

While ChatGPT and Google can help us gather information, neither should be accepted uncritically and without review.


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Possibility of four-day workweek fading as economic growth prospects wane

Canada is expected to record the lowest level of growth in living standards among 32 industrialized countries.


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Higher capital gains taxes will further threaten living standards in Canada

Business investment (excluding residential development) is down 22.5 per cent.