Fresh Takes

Canadians work to make a living, not to pay taxes

A recent study by the Centre for Productivity and Prosperity at HEC Montréal measured the effect of successive marginal income tax rate increases of +3.63% in 2013 and of +6.68% in 2016 on higher-income Quebecers.

Restoring the Freedom to Travel

As Europe opens its doors to travellers, Canadian authorities are slow to follow suit. The official discourse has minimized air travel’s importance.

The Second Wave Mirage

US media is excited about a potential “second wave” of cases coming from places like Florida that largely avoided the first wave.

COVID-19: Transparency needed

Since the start of the pandemic, the COVID-19 “active case” counter has been hammered home daily by politicians and the media. One of the goals of this systematic reminder is to make sure that we all stick with the program.

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