Category Archives: Financial

Canadian corporations dodged up to $11B in taxes in a year, CRA report finds | CBC

The Canada Revenue Agency found tax leakage with companies big and small in the report released Tuesday. (Chris Wattie/Reuters) Canadian corporations dodged up to $11B in taxes in a year, CRA report finds Commentary Long overdue to stop raising taxes … Continue reading

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Opinion: As Vancouver mulls a bitcoin ATM ban, don’t forget who this might hurt the most: sex workers – The Globe and Mail

Globe and Mail ETHAN LOU CONTRIBUTED TO THE GLOBE AND MAIL PUBLISHED JUNE 15, 2019 UPDATED JUNE 15, 2019 https://www.theglobeandmail.com/opinion/article-as-vancouver-mulls-a-bitcoin-atm-ban-dont-forget-who-this-might-hurt/ — Commentary Is Winnipeg going to consider the same? Winnipeg is among the worst in Canada for money laundering and … Continue reading

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CRA signs secret settlement with wealthy KPMG clients involved in offshore tax scheme | CBC News

The Canada Revenue Agency has made an out-of-court settlement with wealthy KPMG clients caught using an offshore tax scheme that it previously said was ‘intended to deceive’ tax authorities. (Peter Scobie/CBC) (Peter Scobie/CBC) https://www.cbc.ca/news/business/cra-kmpg-settlement-taxes-1.5154610 Related Canada Revenue offered amnesty to … Continue reading

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Why Canadian governments are spending hundreds of millions to promote more gambling

Harry Black, left, collects his 6-49 Lottery winnings from Kevin Gass, vice-president of Lottery Gaming at the British Columbia Lottery Corporation, on May 28, 2013. Such appearances are mandatory for prize winners.Ric Ernst/Postmedia Network Why Canadian governments are spending millions … Continue reading

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Illinois might start charging $1,000 per year to own an electric vehicle: ‘It’s outrageous’ – Chicago Tribune

Nicoletta Skarlatos, of Chicago, stands May 9, 2019, with the Tesla Model S that she purchased to avoid having to pay to keep a gas tank filled. Skarlatos and other owners of electric cars may be facing a $1,000 annual … Continue reading

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Ticketmaster secret scalper program

Ticketmaster secret scalper program not illegal, Competition Bureau says. https://www.cbc.ca/news/business/competition-bureau-ticketmaster-tradedesk-probe-1.5000677

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Federal rebates for electric cars kick in with increased price limit – CBC

The Chevrolet Bolt, one of Canada’s most popular electric car, is among the vehicles eligible for federal rebates that came into effect Wed. (Duane Burleson/Associated Press) May 1 2019 – CBC Federal rebates to encourage Canadians to buy electric cars … Continue reading

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