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Canada’s eligibility age for government retirement benefits still stuck in the past

In Research by Michael Rae

Author: Ben Eisen An aging population means more spending on health care and income support for older people.Read more about Canada’s eligibility age for government retirement benefits still stuck in the pastTags: age of eligibilitycanadian seniorssenior workersseniorsretirement benefits Read More – The Fraser Institute

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Higher taxes hit middle-income earners in Atlantic Canada

In Research by Michael Rae

Authors: Alex WhalenBen Eisen In all four Atlantic provinces, workers at the national average income level must earn more than $152 to boost their after-tax income by $100.Read more about Higher taxes hit middle-income earners in Atlantic CanadaTags: middle-incomeincome tax ratesincome taxesmiddle-class taxesatlantic canada economy Read More – The Fraser Institute

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Ontario’s fiscal challenges—is there political will to address them?

In Research by Michael Rae

Authors: Ben EisenJake Fuss Despite years of criticizing its predecessors for reckless spending, the Ford government has followed a similar fiscal path.Read more about Ontario’s fiscal challenges—is there political will to address them?Tags: ontario financesontario’s financesOntario fiscalontario governmentontario government spending Read More – The Fraser Institute

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Charitable giving on the wane in Atlantic Canada

In Research by Michael Rae

Authors: Alex WhalenJake Fuss Between 2010 and 2020, the percentage of tax filers giving to charity decreased by 24.7 per cent in Nova Scotia.Read more about Charitable giving on the wane in Atlantic Canada Tags: charitable contributionscharitable givingcharitycharitable donationsgenerosity indexgenerosity Read More – The Fraser Institute

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Ontario government should not give government workers large pay increases

In Research by Michael Rae

Authors: Ben EisenJake Fuss Government workers in the province enjoy higher wages and benefits compared to similar private-sector workers.Read more about Ontario government should not give government workers large pay increasesTags: ontario’s financesontario governmentpublic sector compensationontario government spending Read More – The Fraser Institute

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Ottawa has long troubled history of writing cheques

In Research by Michael Rae

Authors: Alex WhalenTegan Hill The auditor general found that $4.6 billion in payments for programs such as CERB were made to individuals who were ineligible.Read more about Ottawa has long troubled history of writing cheques Tags: Ottawafederal spendingfederal government spendinggovernment subsidiesfederal cash transfers Read More – The Fraser Institute

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Ontario’s government debt actually increased last year by $6.8 billion

In Research by Michael Rae

Authors: Ben EisenJake Fuss Ontario’s net debt increased from $373.6 billion in 2020/21 to $380.4 billion in 2021/22.Read more about Ontario’s government debt actually increased last year by $6.8 billionTags: ontario debtontario’s debtontario government debtontario government spending Read More – The Fraser Institute

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Interrogated by Cruz, Diplomat Gives False Testimony About Biden’s Billion Dollar Bribe

In Research by Michael Rae

By James D. Agresti December 2, 2022 During a November 30th hearing of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, a The post Interrogated by Cruz, Diplomat Gives False Testimony About Biden’s Billion Dollar Bribe first appeared on Just Facts Daily. First published at JustFacts.com. Please visit for more FACTS!

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Despite balanced operating budget in 2021/22, Ontario faces mountain of debt

In Research by Michael Rae

Authors: Ben EisenJake Fuss The province holds $380.4 billion in debt—or nearly $26,000 per Ontarian.Read more about Despite balanced operating budget in 2021/22, Ontario faces mountain of debt Tags: ontario debtontario government debtontario budgetontario’s debtontario government spending Read More – The Fraser Institute