Tax Policy: Long on Re-Distribution, Short on Growth Jack M. Mintz

The Trudeau government anointed its first budget, during the 2015 election campaign, as an engine of growth. Economist Jack Mintz analyzes the ways in which, he says, the changes to Canada’s tax policy contained in the 2016 budget actually undermine that aim. Mintz decries the lack of a plan for balance, and warns that demographics will lead us into a low-productivity trap.

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