ECONOMIC FREEDOM ON THE WANE WORLDWIDE

Two troubling questions lurk behind the results of the Fraser Institute’s 2020 Economic Freedom of the World report, released Sept. 10.

This year’s report is based on 2018 data (the most recent available). By 2018, global economic freedom had recovered from the 2008 financial crisis and was at its highest level ever, albeit by just a bit. Canada was among the top 10 economically-free countries. Hong Kong was number one—where it’s been since the first ranking was released in 1970.

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Valhalla “Let the journey begin” Fantasy-Adventure. Viking children Røskva and Tjalfe embark on an adventurous journey from Midgard to Valhalla with gods Thor and…

8 Reasons to Rediscover Victoria

It’s easy to fall in love with Victoria (or rediscover why you fell so hard in the first place). Though our province’s capital has a sophisticated vibe to it, with its historic buildings and elegant gardens, the city has an easygoing feel—as breezy as the ocean air that whispers through the Inner Harbour. And, after a rather tense first half of 2020, doesn’t a laid-back escape to an old favorite sound enticing? 

Prime Minister announces infrastructure plan to create jobs and grow the economy

Canadians across the country are feeling the impacts of COVID-19, and the Government of Canada will continue to be there to offer support for those who need it. As we work toward our economic recovery from the pandemic and begin to build back better, the government will continue to make investments in infrastructure that will create good jobs for Canadians, build stronger communities, and make our economy more sustainable and resilient for everyone.