In order to not just rebuild but also enhance economic opportunity, Alberta needs to carefully consider policy choices that will allow it to lead and to grow.
In the US, the appointments of Tim Wu and Lina Khan signal a shift in the plans to address freedom of contract between internet providers, large tech firms, and users.
The implementation of a 3% tax on all digital platforms would only hurt Canadian consumers, who would have to pay higher fees to access platforms like Netflix and Spotify.
The government of Canada has once again postponed the reopening of the Canada-U.S. land border until at least July 21, at which point 487 days will have passed since the last time non-essential land travel was permitted between the two countries.
In conjunction with the 2020 Recovery Plan, the Alberta government should encourage innovation through the cultivation of values that run deep in the province, and support a competitive business environment.
Outside of COVID-19, telemedicine is particularly important in remote areas, where patients may otherwise have to travel long distances to see a physician.
By refusing to open up a debate about the structure of the police in the province, the Quebec government is missing an opportunity to innovate and improve the effectiveness of our police, all while reducing costs.
The Quebec government has lately been promoting the idea of becoming self-sufficient in the production of food. Just how much are we willing to pay for this dubious benefit?
Restrictions have likely contributed to the ballooning of lumber prices over the past year, since some less developed local lumber mills aren’t able to process the volumes required by the market.
It’s the low cost of daycare services—the subsidies—that allow mothers to access the labour market, not the daycare system as such.