Employment Insurance Premium Rate Change for 2019, reduction in EI premiums can be used to fund RSP?

While the rate is going down this might be an opportunity to use the reduction to fund an RRSP vs taking increases on your pay and getting taxed on that amount! September 13, 2018 – Gatineau, Quebec – Government of Canada Today, the Honourable Bill Morneau, Minister of Finance, and the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, […]

Demography influencing inflation and interest rates

The fertility rate in industrialized countries dropped in the early 1970’s, while at the same time, life expectancy increased steadily. As a result, there are fewer working-age people to support the dependent consumer portion of the population, those under age 15 and over the age of 65. This shift in balance between those who produce and those[…..]

Ontario dials back drug coverage for children, young adults ( The Globe and Mail )

Toronto, Ontario, Canada The Canadian Press Published June 30, 2018 Updated June 30, 2018 Ontario’s government will no longer offer free prescriptions to kids and young adults with private coverage, the province’s new health minister announced Saturday. In a news release issued a day after the Progressive Conservative government was sworn in, Christine Elliott said the move[…..]