Internal trade barriers make Canada less attractive for foreign investment

Thursday, October 3rd, 2019

Internal trade barriers cost the Canadian economy between $50-billion and $130-billion… They prevent Canadian businesses from gaining economies of scale through access to a whole-of-Canada market, which are critical to developing global competitiveness. This, in turn, means fewer international export opportunities… These trade barriers between provinces and regions also impede greater pan-Canadian social and political cohesion.

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Wilson-Raybould and Philpott aren’t principled because they’re women. They’re just principled

Friday, March 8th, 2019

Our society will only benefit from having more female representation in all fields, not because women are “better” than men, are more “consensus-driven,” are “nicer,” are more willing to stand on principle, or can otherwise claim some higher moral ground. We will all benefit because the different experiences and different perspectives they bring permit better, broader analysis and decision-making.

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