During the last federal election campaign, all parties promised to raise taxes on the digital giants. This publication shows that the so-called GAFA companies have been taxed at a level similar to or higher than large Canadian corporations, and that it will be consumers and the Canadian economy in general that would pay for such a measure.
January 16, 2020 | 11 min. 45 sec. | Midi Pile (Radio X 95.7) Interview (in French) with Germain Belzile, Senior Associate […]
Il est temps d’aller au-delà du faux dilemme entre l’universalité et le modèle américain, et de regarder vers l’Europe
By one estimate, at any given moment, over one million Canadians — three per cent of the entire population — are waiting for a medical treatment.
Despite decades of animated public debates and the colossal sums spent—which keep on increasing—waiting times for Canadian patients continue to worsen, notes this study published by the MEI.
City officials who recommend opt-in rule are putting virtue-signalling ahead of the fate of small newspapers delivered with the ad flyers.
The best way for liberalization to happen is for a province or territory to act unilaterally to end its own barriers.
While Canada continues to negotiate free trade agreements with numerous countries, the provinces maintain obstacles to trade within our own borders. The MEI and the Canadian Constitution Foundation (CCF) have listed them from best to worst in a ranking of Canadian provinces and territories by their openness to internal trade.
The rapid development and deployment of AI is an opportunity.
The CRTC must proactively rescind the telecom exception and reintegrate the sector under the general competition regime.