Alberta cuts deal on municipal oilpatch levies; not unpaid property taxes
Industry will get a three-year break on property taxes for new wells, pipelines and new equipment.
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
Unpaid taxes from energy companies to Alberta towns more than double
One oilpatch consultant describes it as a tax revolt to decrease their assessments and change those costs.
Budget deficits can increase social inequality
Burden falls on the whole population, and low-income Canadians can least afford to contribute.
Canadian competitiveness lags because of US tax reform
635,000 jobs, $85 billion in GDP and $20 billion in government revenue could be at risk.
Canada less competitive than US, especially when it comes to taxes: CPA survey
Optimism about the economy holds from from Q1 but plunges compared to Q2 last year.
Hydro One board resigns, CEO retires as Doug Ford makes good on campaign promise
Hydro One CEO Mayo Schmidt, who earned a $6.2-million salary last year, became a lightning rod for resentment during the election over rising electricity rates in Ontario.
The most irrational, damaging or downright dumb beliefs of 2017
A look back at 2017 shows far too many instances in Canada where we got it all wrong.
Several reasons to oppose CPP expansion
“An expanded CPP could produce a marked increase in the average Canadian family’s total tax bill…”
Worry about a decline in start-ups
Concerns over the decline in start-ups has not been met with practical solutions – capital gains tax reform is one practical possibility.
Wynne’s fiscal imprudence is reckless
In a study measuring fiscal performance, the Ontario Premier placed eighth.
Carbon taxes take a big bite out of your wallet
…But they’ll do nothing for the environment; so what will they really achieve?