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The new, New Brunswick government introduced its first budget today featuring no HST or corporate tax increases and no road tolls. There will be an increase in fuel taxes of 1.9 cents per litre...

Faced with a significant revenue shortfall due to falling oil prices, Finance Minister Robin Campbell presented a 10 year economic plan for the provincial government in Alberta’s 2015 Provincial...

Saskatchewan Finance Minister Ken Krawetz introduced Saskatchewan’s 2015 Provincial Budget on March 18th. Saskatchewan’s 2015-16 budget projects a $107 million summary budget surplus, becoming the...

After over 12 months of advocacy, Retail Council of Canada (RCC) has been successful in convincing Halifax Regional Council to:

  • Maintain the current tipping fee rate for Industrial...

The Government of British Columbia will hold a referendum to approve new transportation infrastructure for Metro Vancouver. Voting will be from March 16 to May 29, 2015 on the following question...

As indicated in the attached December 12 ruling the Copyright Board has ruled to maintain current...

On Price, Who's Naughty? Who's Nice?

Ask Canadians whether retail prices are lower in the United States than they are here in Canada and you are likely to hear a resounding yes. Many...

Summary

In order to meet its November 4, 2014 commitment to reduce its average interchange rate to 1.50%, MasterCard is reducing rates on all consumer credit cards in all...

Retail Council of Canada attended a press conference to launch the Price Transparency Act on December 9, 2014. 

The Minister of Industry, the Honourable James Moore, introduced legislation...

Avoid potential Canadian retaliatory tariffs against the US.

Current Status:

In October the World Trade Organization (WTO) ruled that US COOL rules discriminated against exports...

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