Embracing policies to broaden free speech in Canada could actually make Canadians wealthier, according to a new study from the Montreal Economic Institute. Looking at countries around the world, the MEI report suggests GDP and freedom of speech are clearly correlated, laying out recommendations for how Canada can do better. MEI economist Maria Lily Shaw joined True North’s The Andrew Lawton Show to explain.

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A Canadian broadcaster and columnist, Andrew serves as a journalism fellow at True North and host of The Andrew Lawton Show.

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