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COMMENTARY: Closing Roxham Road is the key to restoring confidence in immigration

Published: 2019-09-17T23:37:30Z 

It means Canadians would rather see their economy impaired than accept more ... Even more remarkable is that Canadians' belief that immigrants aren't ... exemplary record of integration: according to 2016 Statistics Canada data, ...

Lethbridge's economy performing well according to Conference Board of Canada Report

Published: 2019-09-17T21:56:15Z 

LETHBRIDGE, AB – While the overall provincial GDP (Gross Domestic Product) has stalled, the City of Lethbridge's economy continues to perform ...

$50B immigrant wage gap

Published: 2019-09-17T18:22:30Z 

"We're not really correctly valuing their contribution to Canada's economy, to the labour market. And therefore we're leaving on the table, I would say, ...

NDP's Singh seeks urban support with housing billions, avoids deficit questions

Published: 2019-09-17T18:11:15Z 

... plan, spending on affordable housing is slated to fall as a percentage of the economy over the next decade. ... Meanwhile, census data released Tuesday shows roughly one-third of Canadian households, 4.7 million, live in rental ...

News Media Canada blasts Canada Post for muscling in on flyer territory

Published: 2019-09-17T17:01:40Z 

News Media Canada blasts Canada Post for muscling in on flyer territory ... business," said John Hinds, president and CEO of News Media Canada ...

News Media Canada blasts Canada Post for muscling in on flyer territory

Published: 2019-09-17T16:52:30Z 

"We don't mind fair competition, but this is using taxpayer dollars and an unfair advantage to deliberately undercut private business," said John Hinds, ...

Are Canadian Conservatives actually conservative?

Published: 2019-09-17T16:07:30Z 

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Federal government ran $14 billion deficit in 2018-19

Published: 2019-09-17T16:01:17Z 

READ MORE: Canada election: 5 economic issues to watch for this ... investments were needed to improve Canada's long-term economic growth.

Competition Bureau's call for intel on anti-competitive conduct in digital economy raises eyebrows

Published: 2019-09-17T15:45:00Z 

The Competition Bureau's recent call to Canadians to flag anti-competitive conduct in the digital economy is .... and Google and the creation of an algorithm that determines what appears in users' news feeds and search results.

Trudeau government ran $14B deficit in 2018-19, exceeding $10B for third year in a row

Published: 2019-09-17T15:03:30Z 

News · Canada ... The government's revenue ratio, which is total revenues as a percentage of the size of the economy, increased last year by 15 per ... Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer is promising to pull Canada out of the red in ... Green Leader Elizabeth May has committed to returning Canada to ...

10 principles to guide the transition to a green economy

Published: 2019-09-17T14:48:45Z 

10 principles to guide the transition to a green economy ... collaboration of more than 220 news outlets to strengthen coverage of the climate story. ... The economic and technological tools that could effectively move Canada toward a ...

Canadian dollar falls after manufacturing sales data disappoints

Published: 2019-09-17T14:03:17Z 

The data suggested that Canada's economy has not been able to escape headwinds to global trade, said Scott Lampard, head of global markets at ...

Fertilizer Canada launches Phosphorus 'P' Week with the review and release of 4R Management ...

Published: 2019-09-17T13:41:15Z 

"Fertilizer Canada is committed to bolstering the science behind 4R Nutrient ... The fertilizer industry plays an essential role in Canada's economy, ...

Trudeau vows to boost Canada Child Benefit, make parental leave tax-free

Published: 2019-09-17T13:08:03Z 

WATCH ABOVE: Speaking at a campaign stop St. John's, Nfld., Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau pledged to increase the Canada Child Benefit by 15 per ...

Posthaste: Expect gas prices to surge today, Canadian auto sector braces for big blow and ...

Published: 2019-09-17T12:34:55Z 

Posthaste: Expect gas prices to surge today, Canadian auto sector braces for ... the green economy in Halifax; Statistics Canada releases its monthly survey of ... send your news, comments and stories to

Official debates now at Max capacity

Published: 2019-09-17T10:52:30Z 

(CBC News) ... But drawing on the experience of Canada's first ever televised leaders debate in .... Reid Institute: Canadian economic indicators are strong, but many people still feel that they can't get ahead or are being left behind.

Missed your flight? Denied boarding? Be prepared to pay

Published: 2019-09-17T09:00:25Z 

Corkery and his wife, Marina, booked basic economy flights for a June 26 trip from ... WestJet's policy is also outlined in its tariffs, which the Canadian ...

Affordability a key issue confronting politicians campaigning in Ottawa

Published: 2019-09-17T07:52:30Z 

"Generally the Canadian economy is doing quite well these days. ... aspects in the overall economy," said Tony Bonen, director of research data ...