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'Assault on green energy:' Industry slams Doug Ford's decision to cancel incentives

Monday  12:27,   25 june 2018

Doug Ford's decision to cancel green incentive programs across Ontario has owners in the industry calling it an "assault on green energy" and a step in the wrong direction. Doug Ford's decision to cancel green incentive programs[...]

Profits and perils of the new Canadian pot economy: Don Pittis

Monday  12:27,   25 june 2018

Legal weed has created a wave of business euphoria, but for many the new pot economy could end in tears."Eyes shone, cheeks were flushed, the inner light of universal benevolence broke out on every face in happy, friendly[...]

America's closest allies are furious about Trump's tariffs, and now an unorthodox idea to go after him is gaining steam

Monday  11:27,   25 june 2018

Top US allies like Canada and France are irked by President Donald Trump's tariffs.President Donald Trump's headlong push toward a trade war is prompting unprecedented responses from countries around the world and blowback from top US[...]

Buy American? No thanks, Canadians starting to say

Monday  09:57,   25 june 2018

Trade issues with the United States have many Canadians feeling uncharacteristically patriotic of late, and they say they're choosing to express that in their purchasing decisions.On June 11, the town council voted unanimously in favour of a[...]

Trump’s tariffs on Canadian lumber are pricing Americans out of the U.S. housing market

Monday  09:31,   25 june 2018

As lumber prices continue their climb, the NAHB states that the problem is only exacerbated by 20 per cent tariffs on Canadian softwood lumber imports. “Today, we discussed with Secretary Ross our mutual concern that lumber prices have risen sharply [...]

Sears retirees in B.C. suffer higher pension cuts than Ontario

Monday  09:31,   25 june 2018

Ontario is the only province to cover deficits in defined benefit pension plans. Now, Sears pensioners in B.C. are calling on the province to do the same.In Ontario, retirees with monthly pensions lower than $1,500 won't feel the blows of the[...]

Residents discover railroad owns home, land

Monday  09:06,   25 june 2018

Residents in a Schofield neighborhood have discovered that a portion of their properties are owned by the Canadian National Railway, despite the fact that they've spent years paying mortgages and property taxes. TIt turns out her home is split[...]

Retailers experiment with blue lights to deter drug use

Sunday  21:30,   24 june 2018

Retailers experiment with blue lights to deter drug useThe blue lights are meant to discourage people from using drugs in store bathrooms by making it more difficult for them to see their veins. It's an idea that's been around for years but is[...]

Etihad to loan pilots to competing UAE airline Emirates

Sunday  21:30,   24 june 2018

Etihad to loan pilots to competing UAE airline EmiratesThere's always been competition between Emirates, founded by Dubai's rulers in 1985, and Etihad, begun by Abu Dhabi's rulers in 2003. But the secondment program between the two comes as Emirates [...]

A new feature in the next iPhone software is going to shock people — it surprised even Apple's CEO

Sunday  10:26,   24 june 2018

A new feature in the iPhone operating system shows how much time you spend on your phone.And when everyone gets access to iOS 12 this fall, it's going to surprise millions of[...]

Netflix executive fired over repeated use of racial slur in front of colleagues

Sunday  10:20,   24 june 2018

Netflix spokesman Jonathan Friedland confirmed that he was leaving the company, saying he was insensitive in speaking with his team about words that offend in comedy. In a memo to employees, published by "Variety" and "The Hollywood Reporter" and[...]

Take a look inside Charleston's weirdest mansion — it's $6.6 million and it's hurricane-proof

Sunday  09:35,   24 june 2018

Dubbed the "Eye of the Storm," the dome-shaped abode in Charleston, South Carolina was, "designed and built" to withstand hurricanes.Dubbed the "Eye of the Storm," the domed home, located on Sullivan's Island in Charleston, just[...]

How Long Will it Take to Double Your Money?

Sunday  09:35,   24 june 2018

A sure and safe way to double your money is to invest in stocks such as National Bank of Canada (TSX:NA). Here’s why.Speculative investment aside, there is a surer and safer way to double your money — invest in stable businesses that offer decent[...]

Fatal errors: CRA cuts death mistakes

Sunday  09:30,   24 june 2018

The federal tax collector is less and less seeing dead people where there aren't any.Figures recently tabled in Parliament show that 319 people were erroneously declared dead by the Canada Revenue Agency between Jan. 1, 2016 and Dec. 31, 2017,[...]

CRA scammers are 'exceedingly adept at manipulation,' says Vancouver victim

Sunday  09:10,   24 june 2018

You are accused of lying on your tax forms, the police are on their way to arrest you , and it’s likely you will spend some time in jail.It sounds like a nightmare.This is how the Canada Revenue Agency scammers hook you. They play on your fears and[...]