It’s time to stop punishing consumers for the choices they make simply because they fail to conform to the choices a bureaucrat would make for them.
With the different levels of government intensifying their efforts to promote the use of the French language, an analysis of the economic history of Quebec identifies the real winning conditions for favouring the vitality of French. This publication shows the strong connection between the prosperity of francophones and the attractiveness of French in the province.
Sitting on these abandoned and orphaned wells instead of repurposing them is a forgone opportunity, and a shameful waste.
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 has already been over a year since the pandemic turned our lives upside down and governments severely curtailed our individual freedoms. Thankfully, the vaccination campaign is now in full swing, so we can hope for a return to a better quality of life in the near future. This publication argues for the introduction of a non-mandatory, decentralized vaccine passport to help make this happen.
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It is long past time that politicians caught up to economists on the free trade issue and eliminated interprovincial (and international) trade barriers.
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.