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Vancouver's AG: city not effectively managing child care, cultural, social non-profit leases

Vancouver's AG: city not effectively managing child care, cultural, social non-profit leases

Mike Macdonell: "Council and the public should receive better information concerning the value of non-profit leases."
S&P/TSX composite down 1.2 per cent Thursday, U.S. stock markets mixed

S&P/TSX composite down 1.2 per cent Thursday, U.S. stock markets mixed

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index lost 1.2 per cent on Thursday, weighed down by losses in the energy, financial and base metal sectors, while U.S. markets were mixed. The S&P/TSX composite index closed down 263.44 points at 21,698.11.
Here's a look at the nuts and bolts of the Liberals' new carbon pricing data

Here's a look at the nuts and bolts of the Liberals' new carbon pricing data

OTTAWA — The federal Liberals published data on the economic and emissions impact of carbon pricing on Thursday.
Feds release carbon pricing impact data as cost debate rages

Feds release carbon pricing impact data as cost debate rages

OTTAWA — Canada's greenhouse-gas emissions will be 12 per cent lower in 2030 with carbon pricing in place than they would be if it was scrapped, new federal data published Thursday suggest.
Bank of Canada deputy governor says bar for using QE again will be very high

Bank of Canada deputy governor says bar for using QE again will be very high

OTTAWA — A senior Bank of Canada official says the unusual measures it took during the pandemic helped boost the economy, but the bar for using quantitative easing again will be very high.
Ottawa to expand early retirement eligibility for front-line safety, security workers

Ottawa to expand early retirement eligibility for front-line safety, security workers

OTTAWA — The federal government is moving to expand early retirement eligibility for some kinds of front-line workers. Treasury Board President Anita Anand says the Liberals are planning to introduce legislation this fall to make it happen.
Opinion: We can’t remain silent about legal professionals’ mental health

Opinion: We can’t remain silent about legal professionals’ mental health

The 'invincible warrior' image and demanding work environment contribute to a hidden crisis
Statistics Canada says Canadian household debt relative to income down in Q1

Statistics Canada says Canadian household debt relative to income down in Q1

OTTAWA — Statistics Canada says the amount Canadians owe relative to their income in the first quarter edged lower compared with the fourth quarter of 2023 as growth in household disposable income outpaced the growth in debt.
B.C. residents are moving to Alberta more than ever

B.C. residents are moving to Alberta more than ever

Company shares moving data between the two provinces.
B.C. premier repeats call for more federal cash, calls Ottawa's claims 'disingenuous'

B.C. premier repeats call for more federal cash, calls Ottawa's claims 'disingenuous'

VANCOUVER — Premier David Eby is expanding his criticism of what he says is an unfair share of federal funding being given to Western Canada.