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The City of Toronto has indicated that it will be introducing new revenue tools to address forecast budget shortfalls. In particular, the City is considering recommending taxing parking spaces and...

Gasoline and other fuel prices are set to rise significantly in Alberta on January 1, 2017 due to a new carbon levy that has now been passed by the Alberta Legislature. Gasoline prices will...

Retailers are faced with a slew of inconsistent regulations both between major trading partners and within our own country. These differences add administrative burden, reduce availability of...

The Prince Edward Island government has tabled a $1.7 billion budget with a $9.6 million deficit. Retailers are disappointed that the government decided to increase the HST from 14 percent to 15...

The Nova Scotia government tabled a $10.1 billion budget with a $17.1 million surplus. The modest budget features an overall increase in Departmental spending of 2.1 percent. The majority of this...

On April 19, 2016 the people of Manitoba gave Brian Pallister and the Manitoba Progressive Conservative party a historic majority government, with 40 of the 57 seats in the Legislature. The NDP...

Newfoundland and Labrador's ongoing economic struggles and the continuing low price of oil resulted in today's tabling of a tough budget featuring a two percent increase in the Harmonized Sales...

Gasoline and other fuel prices are set to rise significantly in Alberta on January 1, 2017 due to a new carbon levy introduced in the 2016-17 provincial budget. Gasoline prices will increase 4.49...

Government Holds Firm on De Minimis Level – Some Areas of interest for Retail Merchants

The new federal government brought in its first budget on March 22, 2016, making...

The Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of International Trade, and Cecilia Malmström, European Commissioner for Trade, today announced that barriers to signing the agreement have been...

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