After COVID-19 hit Canada, governments across the country started to allow restaurants and pubs to sell alcohol with delivery and takeout orders. Many provinces also started to allow doctors to videoconference with patients.
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What can governments do to spur economic growth without spending money? Lots. Here are five examples:
Coming out of the COVID-19 pandemic, it will be important to pay attention to city hall and how it responds to the recession – municipalities are uniquely positioned to hurt or help our nation’s economic recovery. Taxpayers should also be aware that despite what some city councillors and mayors insist, cities have more financial flexibility than they let on.
Across Canada many great examples are emerging of governments helping people deal with the COVID-19 pandemic by – wait for it – getting out of the way.
To be clear, I’m not a doctor. But it doesn’t take a brain surgeon to see this virus is quite contagious. Our economy can’t sit on the sidelines for long, but in the short term, Canadians should listen to social distancing directives, especially around at-risk people.
We have seen many news stories in the past few years about major oil, gas, and mining projects being cancelled in our country. SecondStreet.org recently tallied up the total for those projects and it’s a staggering number…
The last time the federal Conservative party selected a new leader, three years ago, Canada’s small but powerful dairy cartel influenced the outcome by throwing its weight behind Andrew Scheer, who narrowly defeated the second place candidate, Maxime Bernier.
37 NHL-sized arenas. That’s what the proposed Teck mine in Alberta is roughly equal to in terms of cost. It’s an absolutely enormous project for
Should you be allowed to use your own money to try to improve your health?
A quarter century ago, it was a controversial decision for the Alberta government to say “yes” to that question when it came to allowing private MRI scans.
SecondStreet.org compared milk prices in 15 U.S. cities and 15 Canadian cities … the results might surprise you.