Topping the list of troubling factors is trade disruption as NAFTA goes under the knife and the possibility of a border tax.
Calls to create a national strategy that incorporates Ottawa’s policy vision on energy, the environment, and the economy.
A C.D. Howe Institute report finds some industries’ occupations will be disrupted more than others.
C.D. Howe estimates legalized cannabis could generate about $675 million in government revenues next year.
Briefing note estimates 40 to 50% of Canada’s energy sector is owned by foreign investors.
Think-tank argues a cash-flow tax would better account for the cost of doing business than a gross revenue royalty.
Craig Alexander will become the think-tank’s vice-president for economic analysis in September.
Policy makers need to turn their attention to labour-market policies to lessen the impact of the slow- growth economy, report says.
Report argues keeping the deficit at 0.5% of GDP for three years to create the equivalent of 75,000 jobs.
Government revenues have not returned to pre-recession levels and spending has grown to such an extent that a substantial portion of core program funding is debt financed.