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PM willing to improve small biz tax plan but won’t abandon in face of backlash

KELOWNA, B.C. – Justin Trudeau kicked off a Liberal caucus retreat Wednesday insisting his government won’t back down on a plan to end tax provisions that it maintains give some wealthy small business owners an unfair advantage. The prime minister’s opening message to caucus pre-empted Liberal backbenchers who’ve come to the retreat poised to press for changes to the tax …

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Rising interest rates a warning to consumers that low rates aren’t permanent

The Bank of Canada’s second interest rate increase this summer has financial experts warning that more could be on the way, and now is the time for Canadians to take a serious look at their debt. Patricia White, executive director at Credit Counselling Canada, says years of increased borrowing at low interest rates means many people aren’t prepared for the higher costs …

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