Some of council fights city staff over discretionary budget expenses

In a very heated discussion over budget process and discretionary spending, the main word was "disconnect" that came up over and over. City councilors Matthew Shoemaker,...
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Sheehan Pleased with Increased Funding for Border

MP Terry Sheehan is delighted with the funding announced today to increase effort at the border to prevent the import of cheap steel and...

Feds to post deficits $8B bigger than expected over next two years: PBO report

OTTAWA — The Trudeau government is on track to run deficits nearly $8 billion deeper than expected over the next two years, the federal...
Money in Wallet

Rescind Small Business Tax Increases : Ontario’s Chambers

Sault Ste. Marie, ON – The Sault Ste. Marie Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) and the province’s...

Annual inflation rate rises to 2.2% for its fastest pace since fall 2014

OTTAWA — The country's annual pace of inflation sped up to 2.2 per cent last month for its fastest pace in more than three...

To grow business means residential will have to pay more taxes

Long term tax policy is a very tricky and hard to understand formula as was articulated tonight at city council. Fact is commercial and industrial...

Government says reduction in Phoenix pay backlog ‘promising,’ but may not last

OTTAWA — The ever-rising backlog of problems created by the federal government's troubled Phoenix pay system may have been halted, according to figures released Friday. But...
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Chamber partners with Hamilton and Windsor to pen letter to Trudeau, will meet with...

Sault Ste. Marie, Windsor-Essex Regional, and Hamilton Chambers of Commerce Offer Recommendations to Prime Minister Trudeau to Help Save Steel Jobs The Sault Ste. Marie,...
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City issues update on UNIFOR (Paramedics) labour disruption

Unifor Local 1359 (Paramedics) Labour Disruption Update The Ontario Labour Relations Board has deferred hearing the matter of the Essential Services Agreement between the City...

Canadian household debt hits $1.8T as report warns of domestic risk

Canadians' collective household debt has climbed to $1.8 trillion as an international financial group sounds an early warning that Canada's domestic banking system is at risk from rising...

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