Starting the conversation on Basic Income in Ontario

If you're interested in learning more about the Basic Income Plan being proposed by the Ontario government, you may want to attend one of...
andrea horwath

NDP Leader believes Ontario hydro needs “a complete overhaul”

After meeting with a local woman today about her frustrations with high hydro bills, NDP leader Andrea Horwath was quite candid with her thoughts...

NDP Leader meets local woman over her skyrocketing hydro bill

Today Ontario NDP Leader Andrea Horwath met with Sault resident Charlene Lovelace to discuss how the cost of hydro is affecting her family. “I have...
Bill Morneau

Decades of budgetary deficits for Canada?

OTTAWA - Federal numbers released quietly by the government late last month are painting a bleak picture of Canada's financial future — one filled...

First time home buyers get some relief

Ontario is reminding those looking to purchase their first home that, as of January 1, the maximum Land Transfer Tax refund has been doubled...

Paying down debt No. 1 priority for Canadians

TORONTO - A new report from CIBC says about half of Canadians aren't taking sufficient steps to stay on top of their financial priorities...

Reducing the Cost of Borrowing for Payday Loans

Ontario is lowering the maximum total cost of borrowing for a payday loan from $21 to $18 per $100 borrowed as of January 1,...
cap and trade

Chambers of Commerce Dither over Cap and Trade

by Steve May (SUDBURY)  Dr. David Robinson, Laurentian University Professor of Economics and Economics for Northern Ontario blogger, is calling on Ontario’s Chambers of Commerce...
cap and trade

Ministry response to call for deferral of Cap and Trade

Carbon pricing is now the reality across Canada and Ontario is moving forward with the Climate Change Action Plan, which includes cap and trade,...
sault living

Easy Ways to Reduce your Hydro Bill

Whether you live in your own home or pay the cost of electricity in a rental, you’ve likely noticed your bills going up. While...

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