Federal finance minister Bill Morneau’s attempt to close tax loopholes has sparked intense debate.
Michael Wolfson is an expert advisor with EvidenceNetwork.ca and a member of the Centre for Health Law, Policy and Ethics at the University of Ottawa. He was a Canada Research Chair at the University of Ottawa. He is a former assistant chief statistician at Statistics Canada and has a PhD in economics from Cambridge.
Does Canada need to worry about the same festering malaise that has disrupted the United States?
What we really need is a reasoned and evidence-based public discussion of the consumption needs of Canadian seniors.
It’s time we stopped buying biased economic indicators and took a thoughtful look at how Canadians are really doing.