Government’s crude oil production cuts in Alberta backfire, rail shipments too expensive
Heavy crude has reportedly become too expensive to ship by rail. Suncor Energy Inc.’s Chief Executive said the rail economy is being seriously damaged by the government’s decision.
Finland’s basic income program made people happier, but left them jobless
Although participants did not find jobs at a higher rate than a control group, they did report feeling happier and less stressed.
Trudeau claims report that alleges political interference in SNC-Lavalin case is false, while Scheer calls for “full disclosure”
Trudeau unequivocally denied the allegations, saying “neither the current nor the previous attorney general was ever directed by me nor anyone in my office to take a decision in this matter.”
Food Banks Canada says that an “unacceptable” number of Canadians use food banks; “sad story of how things are”
Kirstin Beardsley, Food Banks’ chief networks services officer, said that this number is “unacceptable,” and “it has to go down.”
Public Safety Ministers says he won’t risk Canadian lives to bring ISIS fighters home for trial
Canadian Public Safety Minister, Ralph Goodale, said on Tuesday that Canada will not comply with the United States’ request for its allies fighting in Syria and Iraq to bring foreign fighters home for trial.
Baby boomers will leave their grandchildren with high tax burden: C.D. Howe Institute
In particular, those born after 2005 will face an exceptionally large portion of the tax burden due to a high federal debt left to them by their grandparents.
New poll shows some divisions in Canada; Western provinces say they do not feel close to Eastern ones, Quebec alienated
A new survey conducted by the Angus Reid Institute has a few notable findings.
The CRA is failing to notify Canadians that their banking records are being shared with the IRS
Under an information sharing agreement signed by the US and Canada in 2014, the Canadian government is obligated to share the bank records of persons living in Canada who could be subject to US taxes.One issue that has many Canadians worries is that Canada Revenue Agency does not automatically notify account holders in Canada when their data is being handed over to the US.
Why the Holocaust memorial plaque unveiled by Trudeau didn’t mention Jewish people
The large plaque mentioned the “millions of men, women and children murdered during the Holocaust,” without specifying their Jewish identity.
Another Saudi woman seeks protection from her father on social media
Just days after Canada granted refuge to Rahaf al-Qunun, another Saudi woman is seeking protection from the restrictive guardianship laws that allow for her abuse.