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The scarcity of labour is leading to longer delays and rising costs for construction projects. Faced with this situation, the minister of labour signalled his wish to reform the industry in order to reduce the pressure from this lack of workers.
By working, or working more, social assistance recipients lose a large portion of each new dollar they earn — to taxes, reduced income support and withdrawal of other in-kind benefits.
The Canada Workers Benefit—in its current form—fails to incentivize full-time work for low-income Canadians, according to this Economic Note published by the Montreal Economic Institute.
Brief submitted (in French only) by the MEI as part of the 2024 pre-budget consultations held by the City of Montreal.
Would you take a job for $4.61 an hour? Probably not. But that’s the choice many Quebecers receiving social assistance are offered.
The federal and provincial governments should make the reduction in social benefits more gradual in order to encourage employable welfare beneficiaries to join the labour market, concludes this MEI study.
Our provincial and local governments have not managed to create an environment conducive to investment in productive physical capital.