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Niels Veldhuis is president of the Fraser Institute and one of Canada’s most influential, most-read private-sector economists. Niels has written six books and more than 50 studies on a wide range of economic topics.

Recent Posts

Head to head: Finance minister failed to address erosion of tax competitiveness in B.C.

Feb 25, 2014 - The Liberals' budget did nothing to offset the marked increase in business taxes associated with last year's reintroduction of PST   Full Article

Neils Veldhuis: What should Premier Christy Clark's 2014 priorities be for the provincial economy?

Jan 28, 2014 - Balanced budget, competitive business taxes should top the list   Full Article

Niels Veldhuis: What are the most pressing changes that B.C. needs to make to the province’s labour laws?

Sep 03, 2013 - Worker-choice laws would give B.C. industries a competitive advantage   Full Article

Niels Veldhuis: How will the provincial government's updated 2013-14 budget help or hinder business in B.C.?

Jul 09, 2013 - Tax and debt increases will erode B.C.'s competitiveness. B.C. is now distinctly uncompetitive with respect to personal income taxes and, to a...   Full Article

Neils Veldhuis: What should the top post-election priorities be for B.C.'s newly elected provincial government?

Jun 11, 2013 - Balance the budget, reduce taxes and harness B.C.'s natural resource riches   Full Article

CON: Are B.C. film and other tax credits a good use of taxpayer dollars?

May 07, 2013 - Eliminate tax credits, other privileges to make B.C. more competitive   Full Article

Niels Veldhuis: Did the Tories' federal budget deliver the goods for businesses in Canada?

Mar 26, 2013 - Unreliable revenue projections and other risks abound in Conservatives' 2013-14 status quo budget   Full Article

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