Canada’s unemployment rate in August rose to six per cent with Ontario leading the way, losing about 80,000 jobs.
Study assumes the new carbon tax will shift the tax burden from households to businesses without putting businesses at a competitive disadvantage.
Compared to people in other provinces, Albertans are more likely to experience long spells of unemployment.
Eighty-one per cent of middle-class families in Canada now pay higher income taxes.
Ontario’s population may grow by 30 per cent, from 14.2 to 18.5 million.
Ontario raised its top personal income tax rate by 3.1 percentage points, preventing up to 2,158 new businesses from starting.
If federalism means anything, provinces must have real responsibilities.
Motorists in Vancouver will see the gasoline tax increase by 1.5 cents per litre.
Reducing Canada’s corporate tax rate will directly promote business investment.
The list of made-in-Canada policies that have reduced our competitiveness is long and substantial.