New Brunswick’s rising, per-worker tax burden

By Patrick Webber Research Associate The average New Brunswick worker has seen a noticeable uptick in the amount of real dollars that the provincial government is taxing out of their income in recent years. The chart above displays, in 2016 dollars adjusted for inflation, the amount of revenue from income tax that the New Brunswick…

Missing the point

By Jackson Doughart, Policy Analyst Unifor economist Jordan Brennan has criticized AIMS’s study Measuring Austerity in Atlantic Canada. In this blog series, my colleagues examined the arguments he presents and responded to his criticisms of our methodology here and here. I add a note on how Brennan seems to have missed the purpose of our…