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The following Budget announcements have direct impact on retailers:

  •     The government listened to RCC’s position on minimum wage and made no change to minimum wage for 2013.  It...

In New Brunswick, Premier David Alward has announced a cabinet shuffle.

Background:

Details on this issue can be found here.

Current Status:

Retail Council of Canada (...

RCC has successfully changed the language of the debate around the new personal exemption limits, which took effect at the border today. We have seen increasing evidence that government and media...

On March 29th, in the Economic Action Plan 2012, the Government announced it will eliminate the penny from Canada’s coinage system.   Since that announcement, RCC has heard concerns from members...

The Minister of State for Finance, Ted Menzies, has released a consultation document designed to update the Code of Conduct to incorporate mobile payments. The draft Code is attached.

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How did B.C.’s parties score on addressing “Retail’s Election Agenda”?

As British Columbians prepare to go to the polls on May 14th, RCC is providing our members with a “B.C. Election...

As you know, British Columbians head to the polls on May 14, 2013 to elect a new provincial...

The New Brunswick government tabled its 2013-14 budget featuring corporate and personal tax increases.  Following RCC’s advocacy in the pre-budget consultation process, the government did not...

Saskatchewan’s 2013 Provincial Budget focused on maintaining fiscal discipline while continuing investments in the Wall Government’s key priority areas:  healthcare, education,...

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