Economics

Ontario Projects Lower Deficit

(TORONTO, ON) – The Public Accounts of Ontario for 2014-15 shows Ontario’s deficit is $2.2 billion lower than projected in the 2014 Budget, and $0.6…


Kingsville Most Affordable To Live

By Ian Shalapata (KINGSVILLE, ON) – Windsor again leads the pack of Essex County municipalities when it comes to expensive property taxes, water rates, and…



Chiarelli Responds To Chamber Of Commerce

By Ian Shalapata (WINDSOR, ON) – In response to a letter from Allan O’Dette of the Ontario Chamber of Commerce, Ontario’s Minister of Energy, Bob…



Ontario Moves To Ban Neonicotinoids

(TORONTO, ON) – Starting July 1, Ontario will be the first jurisdiction in North America to protect bees and other pollinators through new rules to…



Kathleen Wynne and Charles Sousa are congratulated by Ontario Liberals after delivering the 2014 Budget speech. Photo courtesy of Queen's Printer.

Province Moves To Introduce PRPPs

(TORONTO, ON) – Ontario is moving forward with its plan to strengthen retirement income security for all. The province has passed the Pooled Registered Pension…


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Ottawa Offers Tax Relief For Small Business

(OTTAWA, ON) – The federal government has announced tax reductions for small business. Since 2006, the Government has lowered taxes, cut red tape, and encouraged…


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2015 Ontario Budget Highlights

(TORONTO, ON) – Ontario Finance Minister Charles Sousa released the 2015 Budget, which makes investment in infrastructure to support economic growth and new jobs. The…