Feds need to create opportunity for all segments of population, distribute dividends of increased prosperity
While growing the economy and promoting innovation to improve productivity will continue to matter, fairness and sharing the dividends of growth, the hallmarks of an inclusive economy, must get higher attention than they have had in the past. The 2016 census results show why.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau pictured last week in Ottawa on his way to the National Press Theatre. The Trudeau government’s 'middle-class' tax cut was a huge waste of money; the money would have been much more usefully spent by expanding the working income tax benefit for the working poor, writes David Crane. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade