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February 22, 2018 6:41 PM Liberals to outline long-term Indigenous housing plan in budget, sources say

Funding would build on last year's spending pledge of $300 million over 11 years for housing in the North The Canadian Press has learned the federal government will commit hundreds of millions of dollars in long-term funding to Indigenous housing in next week's budget. Housing in Indigenous communities is considered the most acute housing situation in the country 10

February 21, 2018 6:39 PM Federal government wants Canadians more aware of tax benefit aimed at working poor

Making the Working Income Tax Benefit more accessible is one change to the program observers hope to see next week when the government details plans for its $500-million expansion. OTTAWA—A tax benefit aimed at the working poor will be expanded in next week’s federal budget, but the Liberals are also trying to make sure more people actually know it exists 10

February 18, 2018 5:56 PM Black Panther tops weekend box office in record-setting success

The Marvel superhero film, which has a largely Black ensemble cast, brought in $192 million (U.S.) in ticket sales. NEW YORK—Already a much-celebrated pop culture milestone, Black Panther is now a record-setting smash at the box office, too. Studio estimates Sunday say the Marvel superhero film blew past expectations, with $192 million in ticket sales 15

February 17, 2018 4:50 PM Jagmeet Singh to address NDP convention

Delegates to vote on Singh's leadership Saturday afternoon The NDP federal leader will address the party's national convention at around 3 p.m. Saturday afternoon in Ottawa. Jagmeet Singh is expected to mention taxing Netflix and tackling fiscal inequalities in a speech ahead of a vote on his leadership. Directly after Singh's speech, the party will begin 79

February 16, 2018 9:04 PM Exploring power and privilege: why Black Panther is a hero for our time

Afro-centric Marvel title quickly distinguishes itself from its comic book-inspired brethren From the moment the talking drum announces the entrance of the Wakandan king, Black Panther sets itself apart from its comic book-inspired brethren. Sure, it's still a superhero film, with all that term entails — chase sequences, fantastical weapons, cackling 24

February 16, 2018 8:04 PM Canada won't act in 'impulsive way' in response to U.S. tax cuts: Morneau

Morneau to deliver his next budget on Feb. 27 The Liberal government will not "act in an impulsive way" in response to U.S. corporate tax cuts that economists say pose a threat to Canada's competitiveness, the federal finance minister said after a pre-budget meeting Friday. Bill Morneau said the government is conducting careful analysis in connection 24

February 16, 2018 6:26 PM Leap Manifesto on the agenda for first day of NDP Convention

The controversial policy document has split the party The NDP policy convention kicks off its first day in Ottawa on Friday, with several hot button issues on the agenda. The Leap Manifesto — a controversial policy paper calling for a dramatic transformation of the Canadian economy that has caused a deep rift in the NDP — will be discussed at the convention 15

February 14, 2018 7:32 PM Trump’s military parade could cost as much as $30 million, Mick Mulvaney says

WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump’s proposal to hold a large-scale military parade in Washington, with marching soldiers and rows of tanks and armoured vehicles, could cost as much as $30 million, according to Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney. The cost would depend on how many troops are involved and the types of military equipment 15

February 13, 2018 7:47 PM Canadian banks warn about negative fallout from U.S. tax reforms

Experts say Canadian firms have lost their competitive advantage to their U.S. peers Two of Canada's big banks are sounding the alarm over the negative impact that Canada's economy will see as a result of new tax reform measures in the U.S. under the Trump administration. Analysts from both Toronto-Dominion Bank (TD) and the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce 22

February 12, 2018 5:45 PM Trump's $4.4T budget would move U.S. deficits sharply higher

Plan aims to stimulate improvements to crumbling infrastructure U.S. President Donald Trump has unveiled a $4.4-trillion US budget for next year that heralds an era of $1 trillion-plus federal deficits and — unlike the plan he released last year — never comes close to promising a balanced ledger even after 10 years. The growing deficits reflect, in part, the impact 23