Canada in the top five of economically free countries

“Canada rises to Top Five in world economic freedom ranking as U.S. plummets to 18th,” the National Post wrote earlier this week.  Writer Sarah Boesveld continued, “Canada has taken its place among the Top 5 countries with the most economic freedom, according to a new Fraser Institute report — now leaps and bounds ahead of the United States thanks to the gradual shrinking of the Canadian government since the mid-1990s as America’s just got bigger. The annual Economic Freedom of the World report, released Tuesday, has Canada tied in fifth place with Australia — up one spot from last year. Hong Kong remains at the top, Singapore’s next, then New Zealand.” To read the full article and get the rundown of information in graph form, you can check it out here. | Raymond Matt, CFP, CLU, TEP, CHS

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