economy

The joy of giving

Science is now providing the evidence for what we have long held to be true: that it is better to give than to receive.
Real estate comparison: $18.8M West Van waterfront vs $599,000 New West bungalow

How the rich got richer and you got the shaft

The Great Recession and the Great Depression have many similarities.
Bank of Canada keeps 0.75 per cent interest rate

Bank of Canada keeps 0.75 per cent interest rate, even though economy likely stalled in early 2015

OTTAWA — The Bank of Canada says it expects the oil-price shock likely "stalled" the country's economy to the point it had zero growth during the first three months of 2015 but that it has decided to...
Ottawa runs $1.3B surplus in first 10 months of fiscal year. CP

Ottawa runs $1.3B surplus in first 10 months of fiscal year, could balance early

A stronger, year−end financial position would clash with the government, which has told Canadians they will have to wait until 2015−16 before the federal books move into the black.
Alberta not stashing enough royalties

Penny saved a penny earned: study says Alberta not stashing enough royalties

There would be an extra $150 billion in the Heritage Savings Trust Fund if Alberta put aside resource taxes the way Norway does.

Kill Bill C-51, choose courage, Canada: opinion

In my opinion, Bill C-51 is not a response to terror. This bill is "fear itself." Across Canada on March 14, Canadians will come out to show courage and strength and protest Bill C-51.