If more innovation programs were all we needed to solve our innovation problems, they would have been solved a long time ago.
The government has once again refused to set a timeline for returning to a balanced budget.
This $51 billion increase in spending represents total growth of 20.1 per cent in just three years.
The Trump administration has significantly improved the business environment in the U.S.
Politicians are as self-interested as anyone else.
Other regions created new jobs on net, but those were almost entirely offset by other regions shedding jobs.
When federal and provincial/local revenue shares are combined, the tax revenue-to-GDP ratio is close to 40 per cent.
From 2007 and 2015, Alberta contributed $188.6 billion more in taxes to Ottawa than it received in transfers or federal programs.
Over the past 26 years, government-sector debt in Canada has grown to more than $2.5 trillion.
Conditional grants give the federal government greater sway over projects across Canada.