News Automotive Manufacturing Economy General
January 10, 2022  

Arizona’s auto aspirations make for unlikely ally in Canada’s EV tax credit fight

WASHINGTON – From its arid desert climate to its

Insight Government Manufacturing Economy General
December 3, 2020  

How we deal with our ever-rising nation debt?

Federal deficit of $381 billion and a debt exceeding $1 trillion, just under 50% of gross domestic product.

News Government General
October 27, 2020  

Issues important to Trump await Barrett on Supreme Court

Cases involving his tax returns and appeals from the Trump campaign and Republicans related to absentee ballots to be heard.

News Government Manufacturing General
July 16, 2020  

Apple wins big EU court case over US$15B in taxes

EU Commission claimed in 2016 Apple had struck an illegal tax deal with Irish authorities that allowed it to pay extremely low rates.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
March 24, 2020  

No unilateral powers for feds to spend, borrow, tax during virus crisis

Government proposes sweeping new powers for up to 21 months act unilaterally without seeking Parliament’s approval.

News Government Manufacturing General
January 23, 2020  

France to put on hold digital tax plan, meet with US

Tax applies to the digital business of companies that have global revenues of over 750 million euros

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
November 25, 2019  

Feds won’t explain how pipeline expansion will raise $500M in tax revenue [UPDATED]

Cited by the government when it approved the project a second time last June.

News Government Manufacturing General
July 11, 2019  

France adopts pioneering tax on tech giants after US threat

Amounts to a 3% annual levy on French revenues exceeding US$28 million.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General
July 9, 2019  

Scheer promises to scrap clean fuel standard

Brands the new fuel standards as a “secret fuel tax” that adds another four cents a litre.

News Food & Beverage General
March 21, 2019  

Pot sector players welcome edibles tax change, but unhappy medical tax remains

For the next generation of cannabis products, such as edibles, Ottawa has proposed an excise duty of one cent per milligram of total THC.

Insight Manufacturing General
March 14, 2019  

This budget season, Canada must lower taxes on entrepreneurs

Canada is at a disadvantage for attracting and retaining those we rely on for innovation, employment growth and prosperity.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
November 22, 2018  

New tax incentives for investment could increase Canada’s emissions

Manufacturing and processing companies can write off the full cost of buying new equipment and machinery as soon as they put the purchases to use.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
June 26, 2018  

Finance ministers to press Morneau about opting out of controversial tax change

Critics warn it will unfairly pile on significant costs for small business owners.

News Government Economy General
June 4, 2018  

External risks more acute for Canada than in the recent past: IMF

Recommends it’s time to examine its corporate tax in the face of the changes in the US.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
April 2, 2018  

US vs. China: a ‘slap fight,’ not a trade war. So far

The $3 billion in products targeted by Beijing amount to barely 2% of American goods exported to China.

Insight Government Manufacturing Economy General
October 10, 2017  

Clueless Trudeau government botches tax reform

Taxes extracted from working Canadians driven by ‘modest deficits’ spiralling out of control

Insight Government Manufacturing Economy General
September 27, 2017  

The loudest voices against tax reform are not neutral

Almost absent in the debate are any voices defending the idea of tax fairness.

Insight Business Operations Economy General
February 16, 2017  

Carbon pricing a triumph of ideology over reason

There couldn’t be a worse time to hand another competitive advantage to the Americans.

Feature Government Manufacturing General Operations
September 20, 2015  

Ontario’s pension pains

What manufacturers need to know about ORPP.