Old Age Security Pensions Increasing in Canada

Old Age Security (OAS) benefits start on July 1, as does the Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS) for lower-income pensioners. After quarterly indexation on July 1, 2019, the maximum amount of the Old Age Security pension will increase to $607.46, regardless...

The battle that Walmart and Target are winning against Amazon

Walmart and Target are implementing measures to defend themselves against Amazon , the great giant of electronic commerce. Last year they had already taken the first blow by increasing the wages of their workers, remodeling their stores and even lowering...

US investigates NB woodland tax rate

New Brunswick taxes private woodlots based on a fixed assessment of $100 per hectare since 1994. The US Department of Commerce will decide in June if this level of taxation is considered too low by industry American forest, is a...

New wave of job creation across the country

US companies created 219,000 jobs in July, according to a private survey conducted by FactSet, a financial data management company. This result suggests that employers are still able to find the workers they need, despite the low unemployment rate. According...