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B.C. court case seeks new provincial powers over Trans Mountain

B.C. Premier John Horgan isn’t backing down on his opposition to the federally approved $7.4 billion project


‘Blind faith’ in your tax preparer no excuse for a faulty return

You have an obligation to review your return before submitting it to the CRA to ensure that it’s both complete and accurate


PBO pegs cost of extended drug patents at $270M a year for feds, $392M for Cdns

OTTAWA — An extension of drug patent protections in the Canada-EU free trade deal could end up costing Canadians an estimated $392 million a year, and federal coffers up to $270 million more annually, says a new report from the parliamentary budget officer. The report released Thursday sets out to put a price tag on […]


U.S. aluminum producers urge permanent tariff exemptions for Canada

The U.S. consumes 5.5 million tonnes of aluminum each year. Canada ships about 2.8 million tonnes a year to its neighbour and Russia and the Middle East are next biggest suppliers


Amazon raising price of annual Prime membership to $119

NEW YORK — Amazon is raising the price of its annual Prime membership fee by 20 per cent starting next month. The company said Thursday that Prime members in the U.S. will now pay $119 a year, up from $99, starting May 11 for new members. The new price will apply to renewals of existing […]


‘We should have done this a long time ago’: Transat banks on new hotel division for growth

Transat plans to spend $750 million to launch a network of 5,000 hotel rooms in places such as Mexico and the Caribbean

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