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The February 27 Federal budget did not contain any measures specific to retail but does include a number of items that may be of interest to RCC members.

The budget has been characterized...

• In a surprise announcement yesterday, Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister announced that the government will no longer be moving forward with legalisation that would have established a flat $25 a...

As members will be aware, negotiations on NAFTA concluded last night, and have given rise to a new deal: the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). For its part, the Retail Council of Canada was...

This afternoon, Finance Minister Bill Morneau and Small Business Minister Mary Ng will announce that agreements have been reached with Visa and MasterCard to make a very modest 10 basis point...

The Government of Québec has issued new regulations governing loyalty programs. The regulations reflect the latest changes made to the Consumer Protection Act. During consultations on the...

The B.C. government has not yet introduced or passed legislation to enact the Employer Health Tax. In advance of the legislation, the B.C. Ministry of Finance has provided the first Employer...

On Friday, June 29, the Government of Canada released the final list of tariffs on imported U.S. products in response to U.S. tariffs on Canadian steel and aluminium. These 10% tariffs, on the...

This afternoon, the Government of Canada released the final list of tariffs on imported U.S. products in response to U.S. tariffs on Canadian steel and aluminium.

These tariffs, on the...

This morning, the United States imposed tariffs on U.S. imports of steel and aluminum products from Canada.

In response, Canada has stated its intention to impose retaliatory tariffs of up...

Yesterday Manitoba Growth, Enterprise and Trade Minister Blaine Pedersen announced an anticipated increase in minimum wage.

Effective October 1, 2018 the Manitoba minimum wage will increase...

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