Gus Carlson is a U.S.-based columnist for The Globe and Mail.When it comes to the well-documented dangers of biting the finance industry hand that feeds them, governments either don’t get it or don’t care – or maybe it’s a bit of both.How else to explain the potential damage of Chicago’s proposed transaction tax on derivative firms that have been the lifeblood of the city’s US$75-billion financial services sector for well over a century and employ nearly 60,000 people? If implemented, the tax would mean back-breaking cost increases for firms, higher fees for customers, job losses, and...
September 23, 2023 - 06:00 | Gus Carlson | The Globe and Mail
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September 23, 2023 - 05:00 | Doug Menary, Ottawa Citizen | Ottawa Sun
Though the phrase "parental rights" is by no means a new term it has re-emerged during recent conflicts over sexual orientation and gender identity policies in Canadian schools. Here's a look at what the phrase means, where it comes from and who is included — and excluded — under its umbrella.
September 23, 2023 - 04:00 | Jenna Benchetrit | CBC News - Canada
Canada remains an in-demand destination for newcomers, but the country's affordable housing crisis and high inflation are causing some to raise questions — just as Ottawa has increased immigration targets and aims to bring in 500,000 permanent residents a year by 2025.
September 23, 2023 - 04:00 | Paul Hantiuk | CBC News - Canada
Building the final planned extension to Ottawa’s troubled light-rail transit system is no longer an affordable option, at least for the next 25 years. Transit experts say the $6.5-billion expansion may be politically necessary, but it doesn't make financial sense.
September 23, 2023 - 04:00 | Elyse Skura | CBC News - Ottawa
To mark the 10-year anniversary of her cancer diagnosis, survivor Jen Mielke recently arranged for a photo shoot — a celebration of the life she preserved and a nod to the battle she'd fought. But it wasn't enough. Mielke decided to kick it up a notch by including another one of her fears: snakes.
September 23, 2023 - 04:00 | Rebecca Zandbergen | CBC News - Ottawa