Rebalancing priorities for Canada’s prosperity

Released March 2006

Canadians need to rebalance our priorities and policies toward investing for the future, if we want to achieve our prosperity potential and close the widening gap we have with the United States.

In the important areas of post-secondary education and investment in machinery, equipment, and software, Canada has under invested dramatically. The Institute for Competitiveness & Prosperity in its Report on Canada 2006, Rebalancing priorities for Canada’s prosperity, assesses Canada’s economic progress and unveils the latest update of our work on Canada’s relative economic performance versus other large countries, with a detailed analysis of the prosperity gap with the US.

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