Mark Milke

Mark Milke is a Calgary author and public policy analyst who has authored multiple studies on government subsidies to business.
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The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement represents a failure of ambition

Opinion: Free trade agreements have long been fuelled by grand visions of a better tomorrow. But by keeping managed trade—which isn’t truly free—the USMCA fails

Economic analysis

Kathleen Wynne exits as she governed—a micro-manager

Opinion: The Liberal leader and her colleagues at Queen’s Park were never able to help themselves

Economy

Why does Andrea Horwath want to eat the rich?

Ontario’s top 1 per cent earns 12 per cent of all income, but pays its fair share of 26.5 per cent of all income tax

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Why people never see populism coming

The underrepresented aren’t heard. And then they vote with a bang.

Economy

B.C.’s real estate ‘speculation tax’ will reserve homes for the ultra rich

Opinion: The B.C. NDP government’s new tax will compound the ill effects of rent controls on supply

Economy

The Trudeau family’s love of tyrants

Political blind spots are inevitable when you have warm thoughts for oppressors

Canada

Why we have deficits—in good times as well as bad

Ottawa won’t keep its nose out of provincial spending

Economic analysis

Ottawa and the provinces are making it harder for Canadians to save

Opinion: Since 2015, politicians have busily hiked taxes and fees while reducing the ability of taxpayers to save more of their money for themselves

Canada

It’s time for Conservatives to ditch dairy cow Marxism

Opinion: Conservatives often get accused, wrongly, of not caring for the poor, but when it comes to Andrew Scheer’s support for supply management, it’s true