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Corporate subsidies: should governments use them?

Summertime means cabinet ministers are doubling down on the funding announcement circuit. Canada's federal and provincial governments award billions in subsidies to Canadian businesses each year through a variety of programs. Does that make the economy stronger? Peter Mazereeuw interviews Matt Mitchell, an economist at the Fraser Institute, to get his take.