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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. 

Founded in 1963, the...

The Prince Edward Island (PEI) Department of Environment, Labour and Justice will bring forward a series of amendments to the Worker’s Compensation Act that will result in employer cost increases...

The Régie des rentes du Québec (RRQ) announced that payments made to Quebec Pension Plan beneficiaries will increase in 2014.

This type of increase is automatic and is therefore not...

The Throne Speech, opening the 2nd second session of the 41st Parliament of Canada, came in with a bang – and went out with a bit of a whimper. The Speech was rumoured to be proof of the...

RCC has successfully lobbied the Department of Finance to delay the transition date for the elimination of the penny to February 4th, 2013. As of this date, the Canadian Mint will no longer be...

Retailers pleased with throne speech but remain concerned with high merchant credit card fees

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