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Minister of Finance Nicolas Marceau tabled a budget today, on the eve of a very likely snap general election call.

The anticipated $1.7 billion deficit for 2014–2015 represents 0.5% of GDP...

While most RCC members will already have seen media and expert coverage of the broad themes in the 2014 Federal Budget, there were two announcements of particular interest to retail merchants....

The New Brunswick government introduced its pre-election budget with no tax increases and nothing controversial.  This is not a surprise given that the province will be headed into a provincial...

As expected, the Nova Scotia government has announced that on April 1, 2014, minimum wage will increase to $10.40 and the inexperienced wage rate will increase to $9.90.

Retail Council of...

The Ontario Government announced on January 30, 2014 a 75-cent increase to minimum wage, representing a 7% increase to labour costs for businesses operating in Ontario. RCC stressed that...

On December 10, 2013, the New Brunswick government introduced legislation to provide drug coverage for the 70,000 uninsured families living in New Brunswick.  The New Brunswick Drug Plan will be...

Liberal Senator Pierrette Ringuette has reintroduced a Senate Public Bill, now numbered S-202, to amend the Payment Card Networks Act. Specifically, Bill S-202, if passed, would cap credit card...

As federal and provincial finance ministers gather for next week’s summit meeting, we understand that pension issues will once again be at the top of the agenda. 

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