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Philip Cross

Philip Cross is a senior fellow at the Macdonald-Laurier Institute. Prior to joining MLI, Mr. Cross spent 36 years at Statistics Canada specializing in macroeconomics. He was appointed chief economic analyst in 2008 and was responsible for ensuring quality and coherency of all major economic statistics.

Opinion | BY PHILIP CROSS | March 11, 2019
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, pictured in Ottawa. The proposition that a carbon tax is more efficient itself is highly dubious in practice, argues Philip Cross. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY PHILIP CROSS | March 11, 2019
Opinion | BY PHILIP CROSS | March 11, 2019
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, pictured in Ottawa. The proposition that a carbon tax is more efficient itself is highly dubious in practice, argues Philip Cross. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY PHILIP CROSS | December 3, 2018
B.C. Premier John Horgan, pictured on Oct. 3, 2017, at the First Ministers' Meeting in Ottawa. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY PHILIP CROSS | December 3, 2018
Opinion | BY PHILIP CROSS | December 3, 2018
B.C. Premier John Horgan, pictured on Oct. 3, 2017, at the First Ministers' Meeting in Ottawa. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY PHILIP CROSS | October 22, 2018
Like our other regulated industries such as banking, dairy and telecommunications, Canada should be encouraging the airline industry to compete on the international stage instead of hiding behind protectionist walls that encourage poor and inefficient service to the domestic market, writes Philip Cross. Photograph courtey of Pixabay
Opinion | BY PHILIP CROSS | October 22, 2018
Opinion | BY PHILIP CROSS | October 22, 2018
Like our other regulated industries such as banking, dairy and telecommunications, Canada should be encouraging the airline industry to compete on the international stage instead of hiding behind protectionist walls that encourage poor and inefficient service to the domestic market, writes Philip Cross. Photograph courtey of Pixabay
Opinion | BY PHILIP CROSS | July 16, 2018
The promised proliferation of jobs from wind and solar power has never materialized. All energy sources are inherently capital intensive, whether renewable, thermal or nuclear, writes Philip Cross. Photograph courtesy of Pixabay
Opinion | BY PHILIP CROSS | July 16, 2018
Opinion | BY PHILIP CROSS | July 16, 2018
The promised proliferation of jobs from wind and solar power has never materialized. All energy sources are inherently capital intensive, whether renewable, thermal or nuclear, writes Philip Cross. Photograph courtesy of Pixabay