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.
What if governments’ recovery plans—both US President Joe Biden’s and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s—don’t stimulate the economy such that it grows in the medium and long term?
Those looking for a sign that the winds have indeed changed in the United States could do worse than that country’s proposal for a global minimum corporate tax rate of 21%.
A system in which over 1,000 patients a day leave emergency rooms untreated due to wait times is simply not accessible.
While the Alberta government is taking a step in the right direction by emulating Saskatchewan and utilizing private surgical facilities to perform publicly paid surgeries and reduce its backlog, broader reform is needed.
Why has the price of wood skyrocketed? The answer can be found in any Economics 101 textbook: supply and demand.
COVID-19: One year later, Florida offers an illuminating case study of what might have been here in Quebec and across Canada.
The 2020 tax year will undoubtedly be one of the most complicated in history, with tax preparers “bracing for a tsunami of complex returns and taxpayer anxiety.”
Recently, we learned that over 3,000 public contracts totalling almost $2 billion were awarded by the Quebec government without calls for tenders.