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News Energy Oil & Gas General
October 19, 2020  

Alberta cuts deal on municipal oilpatch levies; not unpaid property taxes

Industry will get a three-year break on property taxes for new wells, pipelines and new equipment.

News Manufacturing General
July 30, 2020  

New growth opportunities to present itself in contracting global economy: report

Cross-industry collaboration, reduced taxes, and low interest rates key to expediting recovery from the economic slump

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
January 21, 2020  

Unpaid taxes from energy companies to Alberta towns more than double

One oilpatch consultant describes it as a tax revolt to decrease their assessments and change those costs.

Insight Government Manufacturing Economy General
May 8, 2019  

Budget deficits can increase social inequality

Burden falls on the whole population, and low-income Canadians can least afford to contribute.

Insight Government Manufacturing Economy
October 30, 2018  

Canadian competitiveness lags because of US tax reform

635,000 jobs, $85 billion in GDP and $20 billion in government revenue could be at risk.

News Manufacturing Economy General
July 17, 2018  

Canada less competitive than US, especially when it comes to taxes: CPA survey

Optimism about the economy holds from from Q1 but plunges compared to Q2 last year.

News Energy Government General
July 12, 2018  

Hydro One board resigns, CEO retires as Doug Ford makes good on campaign promise

Hydro One CEO Mayo Schmidt, who earned a $6.2-million salary last year, became a lightning rod for resentment during the election over rising electricity rates in Ontario.

Insight Government Manufacturing Economy General
January 16, 2018  

The most irrational, damaging or downright dumb beliefs of 2017

A look back at 2017 shows far too many instances in Canada where we got it all wrong.

Insight Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
February 20, 2016  

Several reasons to oppose CPP expansion

“An expanded CPP could produce a marked increase in the average Canadian family’s total tax bill…”

Insight Government Manufacturing Economy General Operations Production
August 11, 2015  

Worry about a decline in start-ups

Concerns over the decline in start-ups has not been met with practical solutions – capital gains tax reform is one practical possibility.

Insight Government Manufacturing Economy
January 27, 2015  

Wynne’s fiscal imprudence is reckless

In a study measuring fiscal performance, the Ontario Premier placed eighth.

Insight Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
January 6, 2015  

Carbon taxes take a big bite out of your wallet

…But they’ll do nothing for the environment; so what will they really achieve?