A new Stanford University study finds California’s “soak the rich” tax hike drove outmigration of the rich up by 40%.
The phenomenon of head offices leaving Quebec is actually a symptom of a deep-seated problem, namely the unattractiveness of Quebec for investors.
Oxfam released its annual report on global inequality the day before the opening of the Davos Economic Forum. The organization once again overlooks the undeniable fact that the global situation is improving.
Yesterday the US and China announced a “Phase 1” trade deal that commits Beijing to buying an additional $100 billion per year in goods from the US. Some worry that this may shut Canadian exporters out of the Chinese market.
Some environmentalists are upset that rights-of-way for power lines will threaten Maine’s forests.
As it does every year, the CCPA published its latest report indicating that the CEOs of large companies had already earned in a few hours the equivalent of the average annual salary in Canada. Economist Marcel Boyer offers a different perspective.
The more things change, the more they stay the same. Simply put, there’s just one word to remember from yesterday’s economic update: deficits.
Another day, another corporate welfare announcement. This week, it’s extra goodies for film and TV producers who commit to bring more productions to Quebec.
Electric vehicles get the headlines but, at $63,000 and paltry carbon savings, they are not ready for prime-time.
Instead of deciding to give money to Company X instead of Company Y, the government should eliminate this kind of subsidy.