Dollars and Sense

On NAFTA, Canada preparing for ‘every eventuality’

Source: Rachel Aiello, CTV News, January 11, 2018  OTTAWA – With senior Canadian officials acknowledging there is an increasing chance that U.S. President Donald Trump...

Personal Taxes Lowered; Small Business Income Threshold Increases

2018 isn’t all doom and gloom for Saskatchewan business owners, especially as the Saskatchewan Government has increased the income threshold for small business owners—making...

Will Liberal carbon tax really mean paying more for everything?

Source: Mia Rabson, The Canadian Press, January 11, 2018  OTTAWA -- "All Canadians can now expect to pay more for everything." -- Conservative party fundraising email As...

Bitcoin price sinks on talk of South Korea ban

Source: The Associated Press, January 11, 2018  Bitcoin prices gyrated, sinking about 13 per cent according to website Coindesk, after South Korea's justice minister said it...

SREDA expects Saskatchewan to have 4th fastest growing economy in 2018

Source: David Giles, Global News, January 8, 2018  The Saskatoon Regional Economic Development Authority (SREDA) says Saskatchewan’s economy should continue to build momentum during 2018. A survey released...

Liberals defeat motion calling for Trudeau to testify at ethics committee

Source: Rachel Aiello, CTV News, January 9, 2018  OTTAWA -- The Liberal MPs on the House of Commons Ethics Committee have defeated a motion to...

MLA Corey Tochor to challenge ‘polarizing’ MP Brad Trost for Conservative...

Source: CBC News, January 9, 2018  Tochor stepped down as speaker of the Saskatchewan Legislative Assembly last week Corey Tochor says he plans to contest the...

Ethics czar clears Morneau over sale of shares

Source: Rachel Aiello, CTV News, January 8, 2018  OTTAWA – Finance Minister Bill Morneau has been cleared by ethics commissioner Mary Dawson regarding his 2015...

Trudeau to visit schools, focus on economy during town hall tour

Source: Rachel Aiello, CTV News, January 5, 2018 OTTAWA – The economy and jobs will top the list of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's talking points...

Unemployment falls to lowest in 40 years: StatsCan

Source: Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press, January 5, 2018  OTTAWA -- Job creation in 2017 reached a pace not seen in a calendar year since 2002,...
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