economic competitiveness

Canada cannot afford to be branded as ‘closed for business’

Six years after a panel of business leaders recommended ways to make Canada more competitive, the government has moved backward rather than forward in some key areas

Ex-guerilla’s right turn

Dilma Rousseff’s right turn

The Brazilian president, an ex guerrilla, wants to cut taxes


Government, the economy, and why Canadians should happily keep on being hewers of wood

Sit down for an on-the-record conversation with the average industry lobbyist in Ottawa, and the chat is likely to be bland—a mix of flattering the party in power and trying to cast a particular industry’s narrow interests as national ones.