– A A + Listen A consortium including Air Canada, TD Bank, CIBC and Visa Canada Corp. have reached a deal to acquire the Aeroplan loyalty program from Aimia Inc. READ MORE: Use points or keep saving? What Canadians should know about the Aeroplan-Porter deal The group has agreed to
Seasonal workers in certain areas of the country will get up to five more weeks of employment insurance benefits under a $189 million pilot project announced Monday by Ottawa. Jean-Yves Duclos, the minister of Families, Children and Social Development, made the announcement at a fisheries plant in Escuminac, N.B., as
Canada’s tax system may be skewed towards helping the rich avoid paying taxes, and according to Canada Revenue Agency employees themselves, it may not have the funding it needs to change. According to a survey of over 2,170 members of the CRA’s Audit, Financial and Scientific Group (AFS), Canada’s tax system
On this week’s episode of the Global News original podcast This is Why, Niki Reitmayer investigates just how reliant society has become on the gig economy and the appeal of working as an independent contractor. She speaks to numerous Uber drivers from cities around the world as well as human rights
OTTAWA – Higher gasoline prices helped push the country’s annual inflation rate in July to its highest reading since September 2011, Statistics Canada said Friday. The federal agency said the consumer price index for July was up 3.0 per cent on a year-over-year basis, up from a 2.5 per cent
Un nuevo informe realizado por PayPal Canada y Barraza & Associates revela que las mujeres canadienses que lanzan negocios ganan, en promedio, un 58% menos que los empresarios masculinos. Esto se traduce en una diferencia de ingreso promedio de C $ 68,000 entre mujeres y hombres que lanzaron negocios similares.
Canada’s telecom regulator says the average household spent nearly $223 every month on communications services, including mobile phones, landlines, internet and cable TV in 2016. But low-income households are spending exponentially more than higher income earners as a percentage of their income, according to the CRTC’s latest Communications Monitoring Report.
The rupee on Monday touched an all-time low of 69.62 per dollar in early trade, tracking broader weakness in other emerging market currencies on concerns of a spill-over from a crisis-hit Turkey. The Reserve Bank of India was seen intervening to stem a sharp fall in the rupee, two dealers
President Tayyip Erdogan on Monday accused “economic terrorists” of plotting to harm Turkey by spreading false reports and said they would face the full force of the law, as authorities launched investigations of those suspected of involvement. READ MORE: Why the Turkish lira is tumbling, and why other economies are
Turkey’s currency and stock market kept on falling Monday, weighed down by investor fears about the country’s economic policies and worsening relations with the United States. The lira fell as low as 6.89 to the dollar Monday, down about 7 per cent on the day and 45 per cent since