Election 2019: Scheer to restore child fitness, arts tax credits [UPDATED]
A throwback to the Harper government, no word yet how they would be paid for while balancing the budget by 2025.
Tax credits, penalizing big polluters, key to Scheer climate plan
Will scrap the federal carbon tax but keep a price on pollution for heavy industrial emitters.
Liberal government still plans to eliminate fossil fuel subsidies: McKenna
Various tax credits worth more than $3 billion a year for the search for and production of fossil fuels.
Ontario moves to boost the apprenticeship system
Strategy includes employer incentives, post secondary promotion and reduced red tape.
Board OKs tax credit for 3rd California electric car company
NextEV USA will receive $10 million after promising to create nearly 900 jobs near San Jose, Calif.
Liberals have an opportunity to simplify Canada’s tax system
Eliminating a large number of ineffective tax expenditures could reduce personal income tax rates.
Alberta NDP scraps plan to reward employers that hire
Employers didn’t like the offer of tax credits worth $89 million.
Michigan, GM agree to cap lucrative tax credits
Detroit-based automaker has committed to investing $1 billion in its home state by 2030.
Michigan, Fiat Chrysler reach deal on tax credits
Automaker must spend $1 billion over 15 years to get maximum $1.9 billion.
First Conservative campaign promise: boosting apprenticeships tax credits
Maximum credit rises to $2,500 from $2,000 and extends into the third and fourth years of eligible training.
BC to legislate $36B agreement with Pacific NorthWest LNG
Province’s finance minister says the facility will create up to 4,500 jobs and generate about $9 billion in revenues over a decade.
Lower federal debt payments to provide tax relief: Oliver
Finance Minister says oil slump prevented further tax breaks in last month’s federal budget.
Oliver touts budgets measures during Toronto tour
Says priority remains creating jobs and stimulating economic growth.
Feds slammed for mismanaging tax credit impact on treasury
Federal watchdog says Harper’s targeted tax credits are program spending by another name.
What to expect in Harper’s 2015 Federal Budget
More help for manufacturers on the way.
Let’s simplify innovation
Great innovation does something differently instead of doing something better
Tesla battery factory incentives worth up to $1.3B over 20 years
Nevada’s incentive package includes sales and tax abatements and tax credits for jobs and investment.
Senate energy bill headed for defeat amid Keystone XL dispute
Among other things, the bill would provide tax incentives for energy-efficient homes and commercial buildings.
US envoy seeks to soothe Canadian concerns about ‘fiscal cliff’
US ambassador David Jacobson says fiscal cliff won’t be felt immediately.
Food for thought
Get your slice of the calorie-reduced SR&ED pie.
Driving an EV future
The automotive industry is investing in the development of electric vehicles and hybrids as it moves to meet NAFTA environmental standards that come into effect in 2016.
Canada’s position among global innovators is an ironic one. A recent World Economic Forum report on global competitiveness ranked us 12th out of 142 countries.
Election 2011: Federal parties MIA on economic vision
The federal election campaign is entering the homestretch and there has been virtually nothing said about fostering productivity, innovation and international competitiveness, says Canada West economist Michael Holden.