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New Brunswick’s tax strategy drains the economy

Taxing the rich too much simply drives down economic activity, and pushes the tax burden to mid- and low-income earners (FREE)

Let private enterprise retail cannabis in Nova Scotia

Let private enterprise retail cannabis in Nova Scotia

A private retail model offers more entrepreneurship overall and better distribution, particularly in rural areas (FREE)

Grocers seek to restock the industry with innovation

Grocers seek to restock the industry with innovation

Recent Canadian grocery sector layoffs are about redefining business models more than trimming costs (FREE)

Amazon and the slow death of the traditional grocery store

The Amazon effect has Loblaws and others reimagining their businesses. Consumers will have greater choice and convenience – from their homes (FREE)

Newfoundland needs a legislative budget officer

While no single solution will resolve the province’s fiscal crisis, an LBO would ensure that elected officials are informed in their deliberations (FREE)

Give us our daily bread: why a food cartel probe is necessary

Give us our daily bread: why a food cartel probe is necessary

The Competition Bureau’s investigation into bread pricing is likely intended to tell Canadian grocers to stop squeezing food processors (FREE!)

Food industry struggles to serve up convenience

Here’s why consumers are spending more on food, even though food prices may be decreasing

NAFTA’s demise would force agri-food sector to adapt

(Troy Media) Blame Washington all you want for the NAFTA impasse, but Canada has not demonstrated it wants to liberalize its trading position either

Trudeau’s small business tax grab will hit Atlantic Canada hard

(Troy Media) Ottawa’s plan is confiscatory and destructive for a region where everyone already pays far too much in tax

The coffee industry is getting roasted by climate change

(Troy Media) That’s not java jive: shifting weather patterns mean the industry faces major upheaval within a generation, even as demand explodes

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