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Fraser Institute/MEI Publication: Couillard government’s spending under control, but the tax burden remains excessive Montreal, February 4, 2016 – A ranking comparing the relative fiscal and budgetary performance of the provincial premiers puts the current Quebec government in second place among its peers.

Montreal, February 4, 2016 – A ranking comparing the relative fiscal and budgetary performance of the provincial premiers puts the current Quebec government in second place among its peers. This ranking measures government spending, corporate and individual taxes, and deficits and debt. …

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Daily Economic News – from Citizens Bank – Jan 14th 2016 Bank of England leaves policy as is with an 8-1 vote again, Aussie employment report not as weak as expected, US initial claims shift higher, Canada new housing price index. remains steady

The Bank of England has voted to keep its key interest rate at a record low of 0.5 percent as weak inflation has kept the pressure off policymakers to start raising borrowing costs.With a vote, once again, of 8-1 policymakers …