Finance Minister Bill Morneau will not revisit decision to kill transit tax credit
The Liberal government has taken away a juicy incentive for buying monthly TransLink passes. Miranda Nelson. Justin Trudeau's Liberal government was elected after promising to spend billions on transit infrastructure.
Did last year's budget create 100000 jobs? Bill Morneau can't really say
Revenge of the comment section: Where's the 'poor-sensitive' budget?
Editorial: Trudeau's budget not oilpatch friendly
BCers power down for earth
BC residents saved 24 megawatt hours of electricity and reduced the provincial electricity load by .3 per cent during Earth Hour on Saturday night – the equivalent of turning off about 1.1 million LED lightbulbs, according to BC Hydro. The annual event ...
BC's Earth Hour participation improves
BC residents save 24 megawatt hours during Earth Hour
Toronto marks Earth Hour but more lights on than last year
Homeowner hopefuls find future in Powell River
POWELL RIVER, B.C. – David Repa recalls the shock he felt sitting down at a bank after selling his Vancouver business in 2013 and realizing for the first time how much of “a joke” his prospects were of owning a home in the city. “Oh, my God. I'm not ...
West Vancouver Police officer is learning the Squamish language
OPEC, non-OPEC oil producers to look at extending pact to cut crude supplies
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A joint committee of ministers from OPEC and non-OPEC oil producers has agreed to review whether a global pact to limit supplies should be extended by six months, it said in a statement on Sunday. An earlier draft of the statement had said the ...
OPEC, non-cartel nations may extend oil cut another 6 months
Oil Creating a Bright Spot in the Markets And Earnings... For Now
OPEC urges members to uphold oil production cuts
Leaving airplane seatbelt sign on too long could reduce safety, expert suggests
An airline safety expert says plane crews may be unwittingly compromising flight safety by leaving seatbelt signs on too long. Greg Marshall suggests passengers may not see the need to remain buckled up if the signs remain illuminated during a smooth ...
The Latest: Trump aide says president to court Democrats
President Donald Trump talks about the health care overhaul bill, Friday, March 24, 2017, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Trump's accusation that his predecessor ordered snooping of his communications has fallen apart, slapped down ...
EPA chief says Trump plans executive order undoing Obama Clean Power Plan
Executive action to kill Clean Power Plan coming this week: EPA chief
The 'Fearless Girl' Statue Stands Up to the Bull I Put Up With on Wall Street
Earlier this month, the statue of a defiant girl staring down the iconic Wall Street bull was installed ahead of International Women's Day. To some, the “Fearless Girl” sculpture is a powerful and inspiring symbol calling for gender equality. To others ...
Should 'Fearless Girl' stare down the Wall Street bull forever?
NYC to decide if 'Fearless Girl' stays on Wall Street
'Fearless Girl' Statue May Be Moved Away From 'Charging Bull'
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If you've been too busy to follow the consumer news this week, here's our cheat sheet.
Uber slams new tax announced in federal budget
Uber Canada is criticizing the federal government's move to require ride-hailing companies to pay 13 per cent HST as bad for business, customers and the environment. The change was announced in Wednesday's federal budget and is set to go into effect ...
Uber pans, taxi industry praises addition of GST to ride-hailing
Uber's GST complaints ring false, says expert
Is the era of cheap Uber rides over?
Does buying a coffee for a chance to win a prize feel like the lottery to you? According to the law, the two are similar enough that companies are required to offer a free method of entry in order to avoid being accused of running an illegal lottery.
YouTube TV will soon join a long list of low-cost streaming options available in the U.S. but not in Canada. This frustrates many Canadians who want to watch their favourite shows without paying big cable bills.
Consumers love the convenience of one-stop shopping for their financial needs — but it could be costing them.
Minimum wage increasing this fall
Ontario is continuing to boost income for workers across the province by increasing the general minimum wage for the fourth consecutive year, which will bring the wage up to $11.60 this fall. NEWS RELEASE. MINISTRY OF LABOUR. *************************
Rural minimum wage checks underway
Ontario's minimum wage rising to $11.60 this fall
Searchmont is closed today
An advertising boycott of YouTube is broadening, a sign that big-spending companies doubt Google's ability to prevent marketing campaigns from appearing alongside repugnant videos.
The Great Canadian Sales Competition was designed to encourage more young people to pursue a career in sales. There are plenty of junior positions available, but companies can't find enough candidates, despite a youth unemployment rate of 12.4 per cent.
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Canada's main stock index extended its rally for a third consecutive day on Friday after beginning the week at its lowest level this year, as Wall Street idled on the latest 'Trumpcare' news.