An overwhelming majority of economists agree that international free trade grows businesses and creates good-paying jobs.
One of the favourite myths peddled by proponents of government control is that under the free-market system, discrimination is rife and leads to unfair outcomes for minorities, women, and other groups.
Selon des études économiques poussées, il serait possible d’augmenter le PIB par habitant du Canada de 3,8% simplement en éliminant les barrières au commerce interprovincial.
A true free trade agreement is a simple, low-cost way to stimulate the economy, raise our productivity, and in the end, improve our general standard of living.
With the vaccine rollout in full swing, the public’s attention is increasingly focused on economic recovery. The authors of this Research Paper propose a very simple solution: a true free trade agreement among the Canadian provinces. This publication includes among other things a ranking of the provinces and territories according to their openness to internal trade. Alberta takes first place, and Quebec comes in last.
For over a year now, the spotlight has been on governments and the actions they have taken in the context of the pandemic, sometimes obscuring the great contribution of entrepreneurs in maintaining a certain quality of life for Canadians in these difficult times. This publication lifts the veil on the efforts made by entrepreneurs to reinvent themselves, pick up the pace, and help us meet this challenge.
The physical distancing measures in effect to slow the propagation of the coronavirus are hitting the restaurant industry hard. An MEI publication proposes solutions to help the sector.
Malgré la situation difficile que nous vivons tous, plusieurs initiatives et réactions de nos concitoyens et ailleurs dans le monde peuvent nous rendre fiers.
Canadians wait 630 more days than Americans before new drugs are approved and another 473 before public plans list them.
The best way for liberalization to happen is for a province or territory to act unilaterally to end its own barriers.