Winnipeg city council has an opportunity to confirm the value of public hearings. Continue reading Expropriation hearings a sham?
Those who retired at 55 were 89% likelier to die within 10 years of retirement than those who retired at 65.
Aid agencies are coming to realize that foreign aid itself may undermine democracy. Continue reading More and more, poor countries are holding elections to qualify for foreign aid
What to do about this unintended consequence of female emancipation? One route to greater income equality would be to restrict education for women and arrange marriages for them.
Toronto’s City Councillors should take this opportunity to consider deregulating the city’s taxi market. Continue reading Sweden and Ireland deregulated taxis, Toronto should too
Traffic congestion would disappear if the government regulations that cause it were abolished. Continue reading Fill ‘er up, with people
(December 10, 2013) Bankruptcies abound as China’s central planners struggle to keep its green industry from rotting. Continue reading Why China’s renewables industry is headed for collapse
A plan to sell “green” bonds will push the province further in the red and do little to solve its transit and congestion woes. Continue reading Green bonds that sink Ontario deeper in the red
Quebec Premier Pauline Marois’ plan to spend $2 billion on job creation will end in disappointment and more debt. Continue reading Quebeconomics: more spending for fewer jobs
A recent pay hike won by Toronto’s firefighters is almost double inflation and ignores the City’s arguments that it simply can’t afford it. Continue reading Pay increases burning a hole through Toronto’s finances