News Manufacturing Economy General
October 13, 2020  

Report says pandemic intensified economic disparities

BDO affordability index shows nearly two in five say their personal finances deteriorated during the first wave.

News Government General
September 18, 2020  

Design of post-CERB benefits could change as pandemic shifts: minister

The Liberals unveiled the $37-billion package of three benefits and easier access to employment insurance last month as a replacement

Insight Government Manufacturing Economy General
August 25, 2020  

Federal finances remain vulnerable to fluctuating interest rates

An increase could lead the government into a downward cycle of increased deficits, and that means higher taxes.

News Government General
August 3, 2020  

Trudeau says feds will create EI like benefit for gig, contract workers

The $80-billion Canada Emergency Response Benefit is set to wind down over the coming weeks

News Manufacturing Economy
July 30, 2020  

U.S. economy shrank at record breaking 33% rate last quarter

State and local government spending, bruised by a loss of tax revenue that forced layoffs, also fell at an annual rate of 5.6%.

News Manufacturing General
July 30, 2020  

New growth opportunities to present itself in contracting global economy: report

Cross-industry collaboration, reduced taxes, and low interest rates key to expediting recovery from the economic slump

News Energy General
July 7, 2020  

SaskPower is taking a revenue hit from COVID-19

Crown utility says sales were down by 10% from April to June, too soon to rule out increases.

News Government General
June 25, 2020  

Eight more weeks of CERB to cost $17.9 billion, budget officer says

CERB, now budgeted at $60 billion, has paid out $52.14 billion to over eight million people as of June 21.

News Government Economy
May 28, 2020  

Federal deficit likely reached $260B due to COVID-19: PBO

Finances could be helped by an economic recovery that would help lessen the red ink.

News Government General
March 26, 2020  

Ontario introduces $17B COVID-19 package; more than doubles deficit

Spending boost includes a $1-billion COVID-19 contingency fund for hospitals, and more personal protective equipment for front-line workers.

News Automotive General
February 3, 2020  

Quebec billionaire Lawrence Stroll acquires stake in Aston Martin

Under an agreement announced Jan. 31, the group led by Stroll will inject $316 million to acquire a 16.7% stake in the automaker

News Government General
December 16, 2019  

Liberals’ fiscal update shows billions more in deficits but steady economy

Finance Department said the deeper deficit is largely driven by changes to how employee pensions and benefits are calculated.

News Government General
December 16, 2019  

Morneau set to hear from provinces pushing for more financial help [UPDATED]

Five provinces will receive payments in the fiscal year that starts in April.

News General
September 26, 2019  

Canada’s top 1% saw fastest income acceleration, overall decrease in taxes

In 2017, those in the top 1% saw average income growth that year of 8.5% to $477,700.

Biz Intelligence Manufacturing Business Operations
September 1, 2019  

All business is global: Stop losing on currency exchanges

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