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2013 Ontario economic update

On November 7, 2013, Ontario Minister of Finance Charles Sousa delivered the province’s Economic Outlook and Fiscal Review. This update includes new tax measures, the most significant being a proposed increase to the effective tax rate on non-eligible dividends received after 2013. [November 11, 2013] More...

2013: Canada’s ever-changing sales tax landscape. Are you ready?

Value-added tax is becoming more and more popular around the world. This is why several Canadian provinces have followed the lead and decided to join the “harmonized” GST/HST; but that’s not the case for British Columbia. [September 20, 2012] More...

2015 election results

What the Liberal tax platform could mean for you and your business [October 22, 2015] More...

2016 Alberta budget summary

On April 14, 2016, Alberta Finance Minister Joe Ceci tabled the province’s second budget since the NDP won the provincial election on May 5, 2015. [April 15, 2016] More...

2016 Leadership Awards

Read profiles of the winners of the 2016 Food in Canada leadership Awards, sponsored by Grant Thornton. [April 15, 2016] More...

2016 Manitoba budget summary

On May 31, 2016, Manitoba Finance Minister Cameron Friesen tabled the province’s 2016-17 budget. [June 1, 2016] More...

2016 Newfoundland and Labrador budget summary

On April 14, 2016, Newfoundland and Labrador Finance Minister Cathy Bennett tabled the province’s 2016-17 budget. The budget forecasts a deficit of $2.2 billion for 2015-16—up dramatically from the $1.1 billion deficit that was projected in last year’s budget. The government expects the deficit for 2016-17 to be $1.83 billion. It is also projecting multi-billion-dollar deficits for the rest of the decade. The government does not expect to get into a surplus position until 2022/23. [April 15, 2016] More...

2016 Nova Scotia budget summary

On April 19, 2016, Nova Scotia Finance and Treasury Board Minister Randy Delorey tabled the province’s 2016-17 budget. [April 19, 2016] More...

2016 Prince Edward Island budget summary

On April 19, 2016, Prince Edward Island Finance Minister Allen Roach tabled the province’s 2016-17 budget. The budget forecasts a deficit of $27.7 million for the 2015-2016 fiscal year, and projects a deficit of $9.6 million for the 2016-17 fiscal year. Surpluses of $9.2 million and $24.5 million are projected for 2017-18 and 2018-19 respectively. [April 20, 2016] More...

2016 Saskatchewan budget summary

On June 1, 2016, Saskatchewan’s finance minister, Kevin Doherty, tabled the province’s 2016-17 budget. The budget forecasts deficits of $427.2 million for the 2015-2016 fiscal year and $434.2 million for the 2016-17 fiscal year. A small surplus of $6 million is projected for 2017-18. After setting aside a small contingency allowance for planning purposes, surpluses of $55 million and $97 million are projected over the subsequent two years. [June 2, 2016] More...