Ontario’s bid to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour — a move that is feared by businesses but has the support of some prominent economists — is being put to the public this week.
Alberta plans to spend $1.53-billion in provincial carbon tax money to help bankroll a major Calgary transit project known as the Green Line.
I do not rise in defence of the Proud Boys, a truly goofy sort of organization, so odd I can’t help but think it’s a joke perpetrated by its founder, Gavin McInnes, the Canadian ex-hipster and comedian who co-started Vice Media and is infamous for what in the United Kingdom is known as taking the piss.
Yet another international organization is warning about Canada’s major debt problems, mostly tied to a housing addiction.
Sears Canada has filed a motion with the Ontario Superior Court of Justice to seek, among other things, permission to suspend certain monthly payments to its pension plan and post-retirement health and life insurance benefits, the company announced today.
The Trudeau government should spend less time bowing down to Canadian journalists preoccupied with human rights and get on with negotiating an important free trade agreement with China, says the country’s ambassador.
After holding interest rates at record low levels for the past two years, the Bank of Canada (BoC) has dropped a number of hints over the past few weeks that it is ready to finally start increasing rates. Some economists believe the first hike could happen as soon as July 12, the next time the BoC will review its interest rate target.
In a groundbreaking decision, the Supreme Court of Canada has upheld a worldwide injunction from a British Columbia court ordering search engine giant Google to stop displaying search results for a Canadian company that allegedly stole copyrighted material.
An oil refinery under construction in northern Alberta — already dubbed a multi-billion-dollar boondoggle by a former Tory minister — is now even more expensive, triggering calls for an investigation by the province’s auditor general.
Dylan Chevalier first noticed the shift when he was around 10 or 11 years old. Something felt “off,” and he couldn’t put his finger on it.
“But I never, I kind of refused to make that connection that it had anything to do with me being gay or liking men,” Chevalier says.