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Red Tape: Canada’s Hidden Tax (Speech)

Elliot Sims speech and Q&A at a Frontier Centre for Public Policy Breakfast entitled: Red Tape: Canada's Hidden Tax. View the Power Point Presentation here: http://archive.fcpp.org/posts/red-tape-canadas-hidden-tax-powerpoint-slides    

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No Second Class Citizens

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A High-growth, Low-tax Welfare State

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