Canada’s high level of economic freedom at risk

Economic freedom, the ability of individuals and families to make their own economic decisions free of interference from overly ambitious government or crony capitalists—is a core “Canadian value.”Canada ranks fifth in the world in this year’s economic freedom rankings and has ranked in the top 10 since 1970, when the first measurements became possible.Why is this important?Because economic freedom promotes growth, prosperity and other positive outcomes such as higher levels of tolerance and democracy—try to think of a prosperous economy (not based on oil wealth) or a stable democracy in a country without free markets. And economic freedom helped Canada

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