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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...

Finance Minister Charles Sousa today introduced the Province of Ontario’s 2016-17 Budget.

The budget’s main focus being on climate change, infrastructure and post-secondary tuition...

The 2016 British Columbia budget announced changes beginning January 1, 2017 to Medical Services Plan (MSP) premiums that will result in an increase to payroll costs for members who reimburse...

New Brunswick's ongoing economic struggles resulted in tabling of a budget featuring two percent increases in both the Harmonized Sales Tax (HST) and the general income tax rate. There will be no...

International Trade Minister Chrystia Freeland is in New Zealand today to put Canada's signature on the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal. This is only the first step in formally ratifying the...

Today the U.S. Congress passed legislation that will fully repeal U.S. COOL rules on beef and pork. It is widely anticipated that the President’s signature will follow today or Monday. Canadian...

The U.S. Congress has drafted legislation that, if passed, will fully repeal U.S. COOL rules on beef and pork. This comes in response to Canadian and Mexican demands as part of a longstanding...

The World Trade Organization (WTO) has ruled that Canada can retaliate against the U.S.’s discriminatory COOL rules by applying retaliatory surtaxes on $1,054 billion of U.S. exports to Canada....

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