La Banque du Canada: une mauvaise élève qui essaye de rattraper son retard
Souhaitez-vous réellement qu’une augmentation annuelle de 11,4 pour cent de votre facture d’épicerie devienne la nouvelle norme? C’est pour éviter cela que la banque centrale doit essayer de rattraper son retard.
What Would Happen If We Taxed the Rich More?
Making the rich pay may seem like an attractive option at first glance. Unfortunately, there are negative side-effects associated to it that would make it counterproductive.
INFLATION: Felix Wants a Car
Inflationary policies to fund government plans impact each and every one of us. They can put your plans out of reach.
Consumers will foot the bill for digital services tax
Behind the high-minded slogans about “fair shares” and “making multinationals pay” hide two other facts: that it is once again, as always, taxpayers who will foot the bill, and that the hoped-for benefits will likely not materialize.
Fighting Inflation: The Bank of Canada Stays the Course
The Bank of Canada is continuing its fight against inflation. The policy interest rate was increased by 0.5 percentage points this morning, from 3.25% to 3.75%.
IEDM – Quel est l’impact de la nouvelle hausse du taux directeur? – Emmanuelle Faubert
October 26, 2022 | 11 min. 10 sec. | Trudeau-Landry (FM93) Interview (in French) with Emmanuelle Faubert, Economist at the MEI, about […]
MEI – Inflation at numbers not seen for 30 years in new poll – Olivier Rancourt
October 22, 2022 | 6 min. 30 sec. | The Roy Green Show (Global Radio) Interview with Olivier Rancourt, Economist at the […]
GAFA Tax: A Bad Solution to a Nonexistent Problem
The federal government’s bill to impose a surtax on the revenues of digital companies would hurt Canadian consumers according this MEI publication. “No matter how the government dresses up its digital tax bill, it is Canadian consumers who will once again pay for it,” said Olivier Rancourt, Economist at the MEI and author of the publication.
Fiscal Issues in Canada – Ipsos poll commissioned by the MEI
With many predicting a recession and with inflation at a level not seen in 30 years, an Ipsos poll conducted on behalf of the MEI finds that more than seven in ten Canadians (72%) think the individual tax burden is too high, compared to one in five (21%) who think it’s at an acceptable level.
The Government Has to Stop Stifling the Private Sector
The Quebec economy has a problem. Despite the jubilation of certain politicians over the province’s low unemployment numbers, almost all the job creation in Quebec comes from the different levels of government.