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Central Canada new centre of gravity for equalization payments

Central Canada new centre of gravity for equalization payments

Will seemingly unfair equalization payments breed regional tensions? By Ben Eisen and Charles Lammam of The Fraser Institute for Troy Media VANCOUVER, B.C. – Historically, the purpose of Canada’s equalization program was largely to provide financial assistance to the country’s poorer provinces where incomes lagged behind the national average. In the recent past, Quebec, with its underperforming […]

January 22, 2016 | By | Reply More