Why the Federal Minimum Wage Isn’t Going Up

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the government has no plans to raise the compensation floor

Meet the Refugee Family Whose Business Trudeau Mentioned at the UN

Assam Hadhad, a Syrian refugee who arrived in Canada last year, displays a tray of chocolates at his shop, Peace by Chocolate, in Antigonish, N.S. on Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau shared the story of the Hadhad family as he addressed a refugee summit at the UN on Tuesday. Just a year ago, members of the Hadhad family were refugees in Lebanon, but now they're running a business called Peace by Chocolate, which is hiring local employees.

The prime minister name-dropped Peace by Chocolate, an Antagonish firm started by the Hadhad family, in his speech

How Will CPP Expansion Affect the Economy?

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The federal government says expanding the national retirement plan will hurt the economy and jobs in the short term, but boost growth post-2025

PROFIT 500 2016: Industry Rankings


See which parts of the economy Canada's Fastest-Growing Companies operate in

PROFIT 500 2016: Regional Rankings


Find out where Canada's Fastest-Growing Companies call home

How Would Flexible Work Requirements Affect Your Business?

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A government proposal to allow federally regulated employees to request changes in hours and arrangements won't hurt small firms, the Labour Minister insists

A New Way to Find Foreign Customers

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New Facebook tools will allow small businesses to target prospective buyers in other countries

A New Entry Point Into the Chinese Market

Alibab's business-to-consumer platform Tmall

E-commerce giant Alibaba is launching a "pavillion" for Canadian companies on its business-to-consumer Tmall retail platform

The Threat of a Canada Post Work Stoppage is Over—For Now

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The mail carrier and its union reached a tentative agreement, but for a shorter term than in the past

This Cape Breton Store is Offering Land for Employee Loyalty

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What would you give staff to make them stay? One Nova Scotia business is trying to attract talent with the promise of property

Is the Red Tape Reduction Act Necessary?

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A bureaucrats' union wants the Liberal government to repeal the regulation-cutting law repealed, but small businesses aren't likely to agree

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