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Airbnb: 79 per cent of Quebec rentals in February not certified, housing group says

Airbnb: 79 per cent of Quebec rentals in February not certified, housing group says

MONTREAL — A report by a Montreal tenants' rights association says 79 per cent of the roughly 30,000 units in Quebec that were available for rent in February on Airbnb were not certified by the province.
Feds outline $83B in clean economy tax credits in bid to compete with U.S. incentive

Feds outline $83B in clean economy tax credits in bid to compete with U.S. incentive

OTTAWA — Serious money is heading for Canadian industries looking to reduce emissions after the federal government unveiled its answer to the U.S. Inflation Reduction Act.
Budget 2023: Liberals add foreign interference office, new money-laundering rules

Budget 2023: Liberals add foreign interference office, new money-laundering rules

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberal government plans to launch a National Counter-Foreign Interference Office, amid ongoing scrutiny of allegations that Beijing interfered in recent federal elections.
Budget 2023: Key highlights from the federal Liberals' spending plan

Budget 2023: Key highlights from the federal Liberals' spending plan

OTTAWA — The federal Liberal government has released a 2023-24 spending plan that prioritizes spending on health care, transitioning Canadian businesses to a clean economy and offering affordability measures to help Canadians dealing with high prices
Nine police officers recently killed in Canada; here is a look at their deaths

Nine police officers recently killed in Canada; here is a look at their deaths

A veteran Quebec provincial police officer was stabbed to death Monday night after she tried to arrest a suspect in Louiseville, Que., about 100 kilometres northeast of Montreal. Sgt.
Budget 2023: What you missed, from phone chargers and concert fees to air travel

Budget 2023: What you missed, from phone chargers and concert fees to air travel

OTTAWA — For Canadians fed up with chargers that don't fit their cellphones, hidden fees, air-travel disruptions and cosmetic testing on animals, the Liberal government says help is on the way.
Budget 2023: Ottawa threatens to freeze U.S. firms from green tax credits, contracts

Budget 2023: Ottawa threatens to freeze U.S. firms from green tax credits, contracts

Ottawa is threatening a tit-for-tat with Washington over green tax credits and government procurement policies that risk freezing out Canadian businesses.
Budget 2023: Liberals follow through on big promises in deal with NDP

Budget 2023: Liberals follow through on big promises in deal with NDP

OTTAWA — The Liberal government has continued to fulfil its promises to the NDP within its second federal budget since the parties struck a confidence-and-supply agreement in March 2022.
Republicans, Democrats spar on Capitol Hill over Canada-U.S. migration 'crisis'

Republicans, Democrats spar on Capitol Hill over Canada-U.S. migration 'crisis'

WASHINGTON — The two sides in an escalating political war over irregular immigration in the United States squared off Tuesday along what for them was a largely unfamiliar front: the 8,900 kilometres of the Canada-U.S. border.
Liberals to go after predatory lending in today's budget, invest in dental care plan

Liberals to go after predatory lending in today's budget, invest in dental care plan

OTTAWA — Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland is set to table a federal budget in the House of Commons on Tuesday afternoon, which a federal source says will include plans to go after predatory lending and more details on dental care as part of a pitch