Canadian Federation of Independent Businesses gave the UCP government an A grade for cutting regulations for businesses.
The U of C economist is blaming government regulation for Canada’s stagnating economy.
Minimum wage increases between 2015 and 2019 didn’t raise unemployment among youth. Nor did they going back to 1976.
Income tax revenues are $4.2B lower than planned this year. Oil & gas revenue is $3.4B lower. Federal transfer payments are $2.2B higher.
Sometimes there are benefits that can’t be bought. And not all resources must generate a profit.
It seems that banks and other creditors providing deferral periods for their clients actually worked. And a federal benefit probably helped, too.
Earlier this week, the Government of Alberta announced that the provincial forestry sector has recently seen record wood prices.
That makes it the largest increase since 2014 and the 5th largest over the last 15 years.
Yesterday, the provincial government announced they had appointed a 5-member Mineral Advisory Council to help attract investment in mineral mining.
The money will help the 3 Calgary-based companies develop technologies in wastewater filtration, well drilling, and well sensing.