Statistics and Points to Ponder
- Taxation of pipelines, land and property.
- Cost of oil spill cleanups.
- Who is liable for oil spills in Canada?
- Why do we export oil out of North America?
- Federal and provincial rights under the Canadian Constitution Act.
- Oil refining in Canada.
Can the Government of Canada print money and spend it? No. Includes information on how the Bank of Canada works, and the Canadian money supply.
Bank of Canada interest rates and inflation - The Bank of Canada sets interest rates in order to try to keep inflation at 2%.
Government of Canada Debt - The Canadian debt numbers can be confusing, because several different numbers are reported.
Government of Canada Debt by Political Party - Each political party usually blames another party for increasing the national debt, but it's difficult to see where the debt really came from.
BC Provincial Debt, GDP and Population 1997 to 2016 - includes debt to GDP ratios and debt per capita (person).
What investments provide the best return over time? - historical investment returns on stocks, bonds, and t-bills for 1 year, 5 years, 20 years and more.
Federal personal income tax breakdown.
Revised: January 26, 2021
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