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It’s time for Canada to drop tariffs on Internet imports

<i>Maryscott Greenwood is senior advisor at The Canadian American Business Council.</i><p>Since the 1940s, farmers in Canada and the United States have been able to ship tractors and tractor parts across the border without paying a dime in duties. Free trade in tractors at a time when agriculture was a …

In wake of Quebec City shooting, Canada must break silence around gun control

Much has already been written about the attack at a Quebec City mosque: Chilling descriptions of the sheer horror of the rampage, touching tributes to the victims, earnest reflections on the disturbing Islamophobia and xenophobia that seem to have inspired the attack, disgust at the role of talk …

Chris Cillizza: Stop being so surprised Trump is doing EXACTLY what he said he’d do

Donald Trump is who we thought he was.<p>The 45th president campaigned as a radical break from both politics and policy as usual in Washington, …

Donald Trump

Asian media decry isolationist Trump, fear economic, diplomatic turmoil | Reuters

TOKYO, (Reuters) - A day after Donald Trump became U.S. President and vowed to put “America First”, Asian media decried his isolationist policies, fearing they will chill the global economy and sow widespread international discord.<p>U.S. President Donald Trump celebrates after his speech during the …

Communist Party

See for Yourself If Obamacare Increased Health Care Costs

The Rising Cost of Health Care by Year and Its Causes<p>See for Yourself If Obamacare Increased Health Care Costs<p>Updated April 16, 2018<p>In 2016, U.S. …

Health Care

3 Things To Do If A Credit Card Payment Is Late

One of the biggest fears people have when it comes to their credit card is missing a monthly credit card payment. We may all have the best intentions but we also know that sometimes life gets in the way and unexpected expenses come up.<p>So how does a missed credit card payment really affect your …

Personal Finance

Trudeau Liberals’ national climate deal to have big price tag for Canadians

Canadians will pay billions of dollars more a year to fundamentally change the way the country produces and consumes energy as a result of the new pan-Canadian climate deal.<p>Both Ottawa and the provincial governments have laid out a portion of the costing for emission-reduction measures including …

Canada

The Canadian AI that writes holiday chiptunes

Is there no industry safe from economic encroachment by automation and machine learning? A team from the University of Toronto have built a digital Irving Berlin that can generate Christmas carols from a single image.<p>Neural Story Singing Christmas from Hang Chu on Vimeo.<p>The Toronto researchers …

The Five Biggest Mistakes Parents Make When Teaching Kids About Money

Canadian special forces involved in many armed clashes with ISIL fighters recently, commander says

Canadian troops have engaged in a substantial number of clashes with Islamic State of Iraq and Levant gunmen in the last several weeks but commanders …

Canada

Why you can't emulate the investing greats, a stock worth its dollars, and the challenges investors face in the Trump era

A quick profile of Stanley Druckenmiller, one of the best speculative investors of all time, argues that great investors can be admired by investors but shouldn't be emulated.<p>Mr. Druckenmiller rose to prominence as a protégé of George Soros at Mr. Soros' 'beat the Bank of England' peak, but in …

Business (Canada)

Now that it’s Trump’s idea, suddenly economists are against fiscal ‘stimulus’

During the Obama years, most conservatives were against fiscal stimulus and most liberals were for it. Now that president-elect Donald Trump has …

Julian Assange now the hero of the alt-right: DiManno | Toronto Star

While cleaving to the high road of a whistle-blowing Robin Hood, Assange himself made no secret of his anti-secrecy organization’s strong tilt …

Lockheed Martin CEO butters up Canada with fighter jet competition still in the air

OTTAWA — The chief executive of Lockheed Martin Corp. touted the company’s long history in Canada and its value to Canadian suppliers during a visit …

‘Donald is one of us, not like Hillary’: Why Rust Belt voters abandoned Clinton for Trump

MACOMB COUNTY, Michigan — There’s a full-faced grin busting out between his Make America Great Again cap and his I’m a Hillary Deplorable T-shirt as …

Government

Land that debt forgot: tiny Pacific country of Niue has no interest in loans

Atoll of fewer than 2,000 people clears its borrowings while hiking pensions and public sector pay, hoping to lure back expatriates but still live within its means<p>One of the world’s smallest countries has declared itself debt-free and plans to spend the money saved from servicing borrowing on …

New Zealand

By vowing to leave if Trump wins, Americans threaten democracy, too

<i>Jonathan Zimmerman teaches education and history at the University of Pennsylvania. He is the author of</i> Campus Politics: What Everyone Needs to Know.<p>At this week's presidential debate, as everyone on Earth now knows, Donald Trump refused to say whether he would accept the results of next month's …

Ottawa proposes sweeping changes to spread mortgage risks

Ottawa has unveiled plans to introduce a deductible into Canada's taxpayer-back mortgage insurance system, a move that could force the country's financial institutions to shoulder more of the risks of the hot housing market.<p>The proposal to require risk sharing for mortgage lenders, outlined in a …

11 Money Lies to Stop Telling Yourself

Nope, credit cards aren't evil.<p>Sometimes it’s easier to believe a fantasy than it is to face reality — and when it comes to money, many people hold …

The Real Reason Why Walmart Is Giving Managers a Raise

It's not altruism.<p>Entry-level store managers at Walmart got a $3,500 pay bump, Reuters reports, as the retail giant tries to get out in front of …

Canada's ex-prime minister labels Trump a 'sexual predator'

Kim Campbell – the country’s former PM – warns Republican’s comments could mean troubling consequences for women across the US<p>A Canadian politician who made history as the country’s first female prime minister has publicly voiced her concerns about Donald Trump, branding the Republican presidential …

Canada

Warren Buffett's favorite metric says stocks are way too expensive

The four valuation indicators we track in our monthly valuation overview offer a long-term perspective of well over a century. The raw data for the "Buffett indicator" only goes back as far as the middle of the 20th century. Quarterly GDP dates from 1947, and the Fed's balance sheet has quarterly …

New housing rules have unintended consequences in Atlantic Canada

<i>Fred Hirtle is president of the Nova Scotia Home Builders' Association.</i><p>The unintended consequences of the federal government's preoccupation with ensuring that the Vancouver and Toronto real estate markets cool down will have a very negative effect on the housing industry in Atlantic Canada. It …

Housing

Why it’s always better to rent than to buy, and other things we learned from The Wealthy Renter

<b>The Wealthy Renter: How to Choose Housing That Will Make You Rich</b> <b> <br>By Alex Avery</b> <b> <br>Dundurn Press</b> <b> <br>200 pp; $19.95</b>Many of us are told that if we rent, we …

Real Estate

Amid Brexit, central banks are saving politicians yet again from the consequences of their actions

Despite the pall of deep and lasting uncertainty cast over the British economy by the electorate’s vote to leave the European Union, British stocks rallied like crazy today (June 30). The FTSE 100 surged roughly 2.3% on the day, bringing the market to a high for the year.<p>Let’s be clear. The markets …

Economy

Toronto police regret 1981 bathhouse raids, chief says | The Star

Police humiliated and outed gay patrons of the private clubs, and arrested hundreds of men.<p>When no evidence was found, the men were instead charged …

Homophobia

Tracing the global market thread that could be unraveled by Brexit | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - If Britons vote to take their country out of the European Union on June 23, no corner of the global financial market complex will emerge unscathed.<p>Illustration picture of postal ballot papers June 1, 2016 ahead of the June 23 BREXIT referendum when voters will decide whether …

Economy

How Leaving America Changes What People Think About Guns

"When I hear about people who own 15 assault weapons I think, why do you need that?"<p>When you live abroad, you start to see your home country differently. I speak from experience: After moving to Switzerland in 2006, I began to see American policies for what they were—one country's way of doing …

Costco vs. Sam's Club: Which Has a Better Rewards Credit Card?

Costco launches its new Anywhere Visa on June 20<p>and Wal-Mart’s Sam’s Club are interchangeable. Both have their supporters who would tell you why one …