In a previous column I described a potential solution to a well-known problem in Canada — the fact that government employees tend to be paid far more than people doing similar work in the business...Read More
There are two rules of thumb in Canada when it comes to government employee compensation.
First, government employees tend to make significantly more than people doing similar work in...Read More
Since the discovery of oil in Leduc in 1947, it has been in the federal government’s electoral interest to give less to, or take more from, Western Canada.
The region’s relatively small...Read More
- Report by former Alberta Finance Minister Ted Morton identifies two strategies that Alberta (or other provinces) could use to challenge the equalization formula...
- New poll data released by the Manning Centre shows 82% of Canadian millennials consider the federal debt to be a “major” problem
The Manning Centre...Read More
On February 4, 2017, Manning Centre Director of Strategic Communications Colin Craig presented at Generation Screwed's Action Forum at the University of Toronto.
Here are the sources for ...Read More
During my presentation to the 2016 Winnipeg Action Forum, I included a number of examples of stories, information and data to government spending.
Should you wish to review those sources,...Read More
We often hear doom and gloom scenarios in Canada when it comes to our nation’s aging population.
Whether we’re talking about longer health care waiting lists due to a wave of baby boomers...Read More
A few days before the release of the federal budget, police in Quebec laid criminal charges against former Liberal deputy premier and municipal affairs minister Nathalie Normandau, and long-time...Read More
While the federal government continues to muse about a large deficit in today’s budget, one of the best arguments against running a deficit actually comes from a federal government report.