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Scientists want Ottawa to scrap carbon capture tax credit

Science More than 400 Canadian climate scientists and other academics are pleading with Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland to scrap her plan to create a tax...

The shorter work week: An idea whose time has finally come

A substantial hours reduction would benefit not just workers themselves but their families, who would then have more time with their parents or spouses. Today’s...

Oil producers are flush with cash. Now what will they do with it?

Spending plans are up this year in the oilpatch — but they won't rise near the levels seen earlier in the last decade. A Tamarack...

Canada’s inflation rate rises to new 30-year high of 4.8%

The Consumer Price Index increased at an annual pace of 4.8 per cent in December, as sharply higher prices for food led to the...

Few signs of labour union resurgence, despite rising prices and worker shortages

As Canada waits for its latest inflation figures, so far there are few signs that Canadians are turning to labour unions to fight for...

Some Canadian travellers want to know why those entering from the U.S. face less stringent rules

Some Canadian travellers required to spend days in isolation waiting for COVID-19 test results after arriving in the country from abroad want to know why Ottawa allows people coming...

Airlines seek end to mandatory COVID-19 testing of vaccinated passengers on arrival

Canada's largest airlines and its busiest airport asked the federal government Monday to drop its rule requiring vaccinated travellers to test on arrival for...

House Price Index rose 26% in 2021, fastest pace on record

The Canadian Real Estate Association's House Price Index rose at the fastest annual pace of gain on record last year, with the average selling...

Sharing salary information can narrow wage gaps — but studies show more equality can mean less pay

Pay transparency is the practice of making salary information more public in order to try and close wage gaps. But experts say it might...

Netflix raising prices for standard and premium plans in the U.S. and Canada

Netflix Inc. has raised its monthly subscription price in the U.S. and Canada by $1 to $2 US per month depending on the plan,...

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