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New Brunswick, ranked in 2014 by the Conference Board of Canada as one of the worst provincial (GDP) performing economies in the world, can not seem to shake off decade-after-decade of economic mismanagement.
Gas, groceries and heating costs are all expected to go up.
Halifax a boomtown? Apparently so.
For months the government had been in denial over the issue: overblown, isolated to a few neighbourhoods, it said. Since then its approach has gone from "the market will correct itself," to a "bold action plan," to legislating a retroactive 15 per cent tax on foreign ownership.
Through investment missions done in cooperation with Invest in Canada, the leading lights of Canada's economic development agencies have learned two clear lessons: First, the battleground for Foreign Direct Investment is at the city level; and second, the weapons employed are the relative strength of city ecosystems and talent.
BMO cuts growth forecast to zero from 1.5 per cent.
By making it easier to navigate the tax rules and meet their obligations, Canadians will spend less time and less of their money on preparing their taxes, leaving more in their pockets. For Canadian businesses, productivity could improve as they spend less time, effort and capital dealing with tax compliance and red tape.
Canada's manufacturers aren't ready for the new reality.
A new report from the Conference Board of Canada shows that Canadians who immigrated from other countries would earn $13.4
Oilsands will run out of pipeline capacity by 2017, analysis says Industry to post $2-billion loss this year Production continues
There has been “a sharp increase in prices” in telecom services, and with an economic slowdown and growing debt burdens hanging
Looking for a new place to live and work? Consider Calgary, Ottawa, Vancouver or Waterloo. Those cities are among the top
The conventional wisdom is that the risk increases from farm to fork, with farmers posing the least risk, followed by processors, then restaurants, and finally the consumers who often cause themselves to be become ill by failing to protect themselves with good hygienic practices and by throwing out foods that have expired. This is true when considering the total number of illnesses but breaks down when considering fatalities. Consumers often sicken themselves but don't generally kill themselves. So what's wrong with the system?
Despite the turmoil between B.C. teachers and the provincial government, a new report has ranked B.C.'s education system
It is not a surprise that the Conference Board calls for the dismantling of Canada's supply management system, and the fallacies and misleading assertions used to support that call are common in some circles.
More than once as a young person (and even in adulthood) I've encountered professionals who believe my sexual orientation is the cause of my depression. I've also encountered professionals old enough to be my grandparents who suggest my sexual orientation is a mental illness in itself. It is why I remain skeptical to this day of seeking treatment; especially with a professional I've never met before.
As 18 unions and labour organizations representing federal government workers line up to sue the Harper government over changes
Good news, beer drinkers of Canada: You’re good for the economy. The beer industry directly and indirectly supports one out
The current trajectories of Canada's predominant political economies are increasingly dysfunctional, due in no small part to the fact that we have become, in many respects, a petro state, rather than the much vaunted "Energy Superpower" that we were promised.
What a difference oil can make. St. John’s, Newfoundland, will be Canada’s economic winner for 2013, according to a new report