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Why Politics on Both Sides of the Border Could Cost You at Tax Time

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The federal government has no plans to adjust capital gains taxes, but Canadian business owners need to be aware of other potential changes on the horizon

7 Ways the 2017 Federal Budget Affects Small Business Owners

Finance Minister Bill Morneau and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau leave the prime minister's office holding copies of the 2017 federal budget. Photo: Sean Kilpatrick/CP

What the Liberal government's second budget means for entrepreneurs and proprieteors

6 Things to Watch For in Federal Budget 2017

Finance Minister Bill Morneau announces investment in research infrastructure at Ryerson University in Toronto in March 2017. Photo: Frank Gunn/CP

The government is betting big on investment in innovation, science and R&D. Here are some specific policies to watch for

Could Canada Become a Leader in Artificial Intelligence?

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The federal Liberal government is set to support AI research as a way to boost economic growth

Why the Federal Minimum Wage Isn’t Going Up

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

What the Federal Carbon Price Plan Could Mean for Key Industries

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The government's new national scheme is sparking fears in five of Canada's biggest economic sectors

Trudeau Says Canada to Introduce National Carbon Price

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau delivers a speech at the start of the Paris Agreement debate in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa. Trudeau announced that the federal government will impose a pan-Canadian floor price on carbon pollution. Photo: Sean Kilpatrick/CP

Pan-Canadian floor to start at $10 per tonne in 2018 and rise to $50 per tonne in 2022

What Employers Should Be Doing to Prepare for the CPP Expansion

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Companies with existing retirement plans should start reviewing them, says one expert

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A bureaucrats' union wants the Liberal government to repeal the regulation-cutting law repealed, but small businesses aren't likely to agree

Why It May Soon Be Easier to Do Business in Other Provinces

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Canada's pronvincial governments appear poised to agree on a plan to open up internal trade