It’s provinces vs. Canada — and Canada’s losing

Canadian wineries can't sell their wines across provincial boundaries.

Canadian wineries face huge constitutional and legal barriers to selling their wines across provincial borders — just one symptom of Canada's larger economic problems.

Canada’s economy is suffering from nation-state dysfunction in a showdown between provincial political rights and national economic interest. It’s hard to position yourself as a global free-trade champion when you discourage free trade within your own borders, write DeGroote School of Business Dean Leonard Waverman and business writer in residence Gordon Pitts.

Read the full story on The Globe and Mail.


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