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Business Barometer(R): Confidence remains steady

Toronto, March 30, 2017 – Canada’s small business optimism remained steady in March, holding on to the gains it had posted a month earlier, according to Business BarometerÒ, a monthly index put out by the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB). The index remains at 62.9 points—the same as in February and 2.7 points above […]

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McKenna to appear at environment committee after year-long absence – IPolitics

Environment Minister Catherine McKenna’s May 1st appearance at the House of Commons environment committee will be the first time in over a year that she’s briefed MPs. It will also mark the first time in four and a half months that the public will be able to see the committee work. Known formally as the […]

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Why we celebrate Canada: MLI Commentary by Brian Lee Crowley

Brian Lee Crowley offers a defence of Canada’s unique greatness OTTAWA, March 30, 2017 – Freedom. The new world. A willingness to sacrifice. These are the unique qualities that make Canada a great nation, declares Brian Lee Crowley in a new commentary. Multiculturalism, public health care and the Charter of Rights and Freedoms are all […]

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Alderville First Nation part of negotiations on a long-standing treaty dispute – DurhamRegion.com

NORTHUMBERLAND — Alderville First Nation and Mississaugas of Scugog Island are among the nations slated to begin formal negotiations with Canada and Ontario on a long-standing treaty dispute involving harvesting — hunting, fishing and trapping rights. The Government of Canada, the Government of Ontario and the seven Williams Treaties First Nations — Alderville First Nation, […]

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The fatal flaw in the nation-to-nation agenda – Policy Options

March 29, 2017 First Nations people, especially those living on reserve, view the federal budget much differently from non-Natives. For us, it’s like a federal budget and the equivalent of a provincial budget put together. This is a consequence of the division of powers that sees the federal government delivering many provincial services on reserves, […]

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Ipsos: Canadians Divided on Trudeau Government’s Handling of Illegal Border Crossings

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 Toronto, ON — With stories of migrants from the U.S. walking illegally across the border in Manitoba and Quebec making headlines in recent weeks, public opinion on the issue appears to be at odds with the rules governing the treatment of these migrants. The latest Ipsos poll for Global News shows […]

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More Subdued Growth on Tap for Canada’s Banks – The Conference Board of Canada

Ottawa, March 29, 2017—GDP growth in Canada’s banking industry will be limited to 2.4 per cent this year amid a slowdown in consumer and business credit growth, according to The Conference Board of Canada’s first outlook for the Canadian banking services industry. Still, the industry is expected to perform better than the overall Canadian economy and profit […]

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Controversial Changes to Drug Patent and Copyright Rules Have Manageable Side Effects – C.D. Howe Institute

Controversial changes to drug patent and copyright rules required under Canada’s recent trade deals will have manageable side effects. March 30, 2017 – Controversial changes to drug patent and copyright rules required under Canada’s recent trade deals will have manageable side effects, according to a new report from the C.D. Howe Institute. In “Patents, Copyright […]

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Body identified as missing Wabigoon First Nation woman – Tbnewswatch.com

The Ontario Provincial Police has identified a body found in Wainwright Township near Dryden as that of missing Wabigoon Lake First Nation woman Emily “Chico” Brown. View Photo DRYDEN — The Ontario Provincial Police has identified a body found in Wainwright Township near Dryden as that of missing Wabigoon Lake First Nation woman Emily “Chico” Brown. […]

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Shortage of Physiotherapists Limits Access For Some Canadians – The Conference Board of Canada

Ottawa, March 28, 2017—Growth in the employment of physiotherapists has been keeping pace with the sharp increase in demand for their services. This growth, however, has been largely concentrated in the urban centres of Canada’s most populated provinces leaving those on the outskirts underserviced, according to a new report by The Conference Board of Canada. “The […]

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