For that indicator, The Heritage Foundation provides data for Canada from 1995 to 2019. The average value for Canada during that period was 68 points with a minumum of 38 points in 1997 and a maximum of 80 points in 2013.
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The Fiscal Freedom index for Canada from The Heritage Foundation reflects the tax burden imposed by the government, including the direct taxes on individuals and corporations and the overall amount of tax revenue as a a share of GDP.
Definition: The Fiscal freedom index measures the tax burden imposed by government. It is composed of three quantitative factors: the top marginal tax rate on individual income, the top marginal tax rate on corporate income, and the total tax burden as a percentage of GDP.