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Canada plans digital tax in 2022 on global tech giants such as Facebook, Google

12:16am GMT

OTTAWA Canada plans to impose a tax on corporations providing digital services from 2022 that will stay in place until major nations come up with a coordinated approach on taxation, the Finance Department said on Monday.

Canada plans digital tax in 2022 on global tech giants such as Facebook, Google

30 Nov 2020

OTTAWA Canada plans to impose a tax on corporations providing digital services from 2022 that will stay in place until major nations come up with a coordinated approach on taxation, the Finance Department said on Monday.

UPDATE 2-Canada plans digital tax in 2022 on global tech giants such as Facebook, Google

30 Nov 2020

OTTAWA, Nov 30 Canada plans to impose a tax on corporations providing digital services from 2022 that will stay in place until major nations come up with a coordinated approach on taxation, the Finance Department said on Monday.

Most Canadians could get COVID-19 vaccine by September if all goes well: PM Trudeau

27 Nov 2020

OTTAWA Doctors believe most Canadians could be vaccinated against the coronavirus by next September rather than the end of 2021 as previously projected, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Friday.

Bank of Canada says vaccine could cause economy to rebound faster than expected

26 Nov 2020

OTTAWA Canada's economy could rebound faster than expected if consumer spending jumps in the wake of a successful coronavirus vaccination effort, Bank of Canada Governor Tiff Macklem said on Thursday.

Canada welcomes choice of Kerry as U.S. climate czar, will defend pipeline: envoy

24 Nov 2020

OTTAWA Canada welcomes the choice of John Kerry as new U.S. climate envoy but will press Washington not to cancel permits for an oil pipeline he opposes, Ottawa's ambassador to the United States said on Tuesday.

Irresponsible 'tough talk' with China is useless, says Canada foreign minister

24 Nov 2020

OTTAWA Canada will keep pressing China to improve its human rights record but has no interest in irresponsible tough talk, Foreign Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne said on Monday.

UPDATE 1-Bank of Canada says it sees no signs of broad stress across financial system

23 Nov 2020

OTTAWA, Nov 23 A resilient financial system and a targeted response by authorities have tempered the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Canada's financial system, but risks remain and the Bank of Canada must remain vigilant, a top official at the bank said on Monday.

Trudeau warns Canada's hospitals could be swamped, Toronto to enter COVID-19 lockdown

20 Nov 2020

OTTAWA Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Friday that Canada's hospital system could be overwhelmed by a possible quadrupling of new COVID-19 cases by year end as its biggest city Toronto prepared to impose a lockdown.

Canada bids to toughen its stance on climate change, some critics unmoved

19 Nov 2020

OTTAWA Canada, which has never met any of its climate change targets, on Thursday unveiled measures to toughen Ottawa's stance on global warming and ensure the country hit a goal of net zero emissions by 2050.

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