When federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau meets with his provincial and territorial counterparts next week, expanding the Canada Pension Plan will be on the agenda.
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Benefits of the project would have included more than $223 million in direct transfers to Tsawwassen members.
Housing markets in Canada’s largest cities are once again the subject of national news, this time because of an increase of the minimum down payments for government-backed mortgages.
As recent as 2009/10, Quebec’s per-person net debt burden was approximately $4,400 higher than Ontario’s. That gap is projected to be just $1,100 this year.
A higher target rate will raise uncertainty about future inflation and be costly for the economy.
The federal government’s projected fiscal balance has gone from a $4.3 billion surplus to a budget deficit that could be as large as $25 billion.
Last week marked the one-year anniversary of the exoneration of Lynden Dorval, an Edmonton physics teacher who was fired for giving zeroes on student assignments that were not completed.
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