Brexit: New vote not ruled out despite Bercow decision
Brexit Secretary Stephen Barclay suggested a vote could take place next week - after Mrs May has sought a delay to Brexit from the EU. To read full article click
Bill Kelly: The Trump administration’s double-talk on tariffs solves nothing
Robert Lighthizer, Donald Trump’s chief trade negotiator, appeared before a U.S. Senate Finance Committee meeting last week and said that the Trump administration is open...
Ten things that slipped under the radar in Budget 2019
The federal government spent $250 billion on programs between April 2018 and January 2019, so it’s easy to overlook smaller dollar amounts that could be easily be dismissed...
There's nothing funny about the economic effects of Brexit: Don Pittis
If Brexit is the equivalent of a 10-tonne weight falling on the British economy, why are so many British people laughing? To read full article click
How Trudeau’s Faring Economically Ahead of His Election Budget
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau delivers his fourth and final budget this week before Canada’s next election. To read full article click
Canada's income tax rates have become uncompetitive, and the economy will pay the price
Canada’s top marginal tax rates are punitively high, have put Canada in an uncompetitive position and discourage individuals from engaging in productive economic activity,...
Canadian dollar could sink to record low of 62 cents as economy slides closer to recession, says David Wolf
The Canadian dollar may sink back to its record low of 62 U.S. cents as the country retrenches from a consumer-spending boom into the face of a slowing global economy, said...
CN to expand infrastructure in Sask.
Canadian National Railway announced March 18 it will spend $245 million on Saskatchewan rail infrastructure this year. To read full article click
Ottawa pledges $1 billion for Edmonton LRT projects
EDMONTON — Ottawa has announced it will contribute $1 billion to support light rail transit (LRT) projects in Edmonton. To read full article click
NEB releases report on optimizing oil pipeline and rail capacity out of Western Canada
CALGARY, March 15, 2019 /CNW/ - The National Energy Board (NEB) today released its report examining short and long-term options to optimize oil pipeline capacity out...
Mnuchin: Lifting tariffs part of plan for USMCA passage
The Trump administration will work out a solution on steel and aluminum tariffs with Mexico and Canada as part of its efforts to get the new North American trade pact...
Back on the track: new life for Alta. rail cars
Some of Alberta’s emblematic rail cars are getting a new life, hitting the tracks once again after sitting in storage for two years. To read full article click