Canada is failing

March 02, 2018

I am at the airport waiting for a flight to Washington, DC. I just saw a headline in the Financial Post: FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT PLUNGES TO THE LOWEST IN SEVEN YEARS. Yes, it was down 26% in...

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Making a fool of himself abroad

February 27, 2018

I am sure you are well aware that Justin Trudeau’s visit to India was a disaster at every level. He and his family looked like they were playing in a Bollywood movie at each photo op. Commentators in...

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It’s your money

February 22, 2018

Greasy politicians love giving money to their friends in big business.Sometimes it’s in the open, in the form of grants and subsidies.Sometimes it’s hidden, in the form of “repayable loans” that never get...

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Free the Maple Syrup!

February 21, 2018

I received this week a formal notice from the Federation of Quebec Maple Syrup Producers about a message I sent a few days ago to my supporters and which was posted on my Facebook page. In...

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February 16, 2018

Do you know what a “supercluster” is? It’s just another word for corporate welfare. Under the pretext stimulating innovation, Justin Trudeau and his minister Navdeep Bains will hand out close to $1 billion to well-connected business consortia....

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Corporate Welfare and Backdoor Deals

February 14, 2018

I am 100% against corporate welfare. You know, these subsidies and loans granted by the government to companies... I think it's a waste of money. We should cut taxes for all businesses, instead of aiding some...

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Stop the OPEC of Maple Syrup

February 05, 2018

Let me tell you about something crazy that is going on. Do you know about the Quebec Federation of Maple Syrup Producers? It operates similarly to the old Canadian Wheat Board but for maple syrup....

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Bernier Private Bill Would Bring More Transparency to Government Assistance to Business

February 05, 2018

Ottawa, February 5, 2018 – The Conservative MP for Beauce, Maxime Bernier, today tabled a private member’s bill that would force the federal government to provide more information regarding the financial assistance it gives...

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The benefits of business tax cuts

January 18, 2018

Apple will build a second campus and hire 20,000 workers in a $350 billion pledge. Apple’s announcement is another spectacular example of the benefits of business tax cuts. This is in addition to Walmart, which announced last week that it will increase the...

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Subsidies are bad economics

September 27, 2017

The U.S. Department of Commerce decision to impose a 220% levy on Bombardier's C Series planes is very bad news for the Canadian industry and workers. But Ottawa is responsible for giving Boeing ammunitions against Bombardier. The liberal government should never...

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