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August 28, 2019

After years of relatively robust performance, business investment in Canada has slipped ominously, according to a new report published by the C.D. Howe Institute.

In “Thin Capitalization: Weak Business Investment Undermines Canadian Workers,” author William B.P. Robson warns that lagging capital investment in Canada has crippled Canadian workers’ ability to increase production and earn higher wages.

William Robson

Bill Robson took office as CEO of the C.D. Howe Institute in July 2006, after serving as the Institute’s Senior Vice President since 2003 and Director of Research from 2000 to 2003. He has written more than 260 monographs, articles, chapters and books on such subjects as government budgets, pensions, healthcare financing, inflation and currency issues.