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Economy will be Focus of Fall Session

Prime Minister Stephen Harper addressed Conservative MPs in Ottawa Thursday and stuck entirely to the subject of the economy, sounding more positive notes than he has recently. The Conservative caucus is meeting to get ready for the new session of Parliament that starts Sept. 19. The government’s first priority is economic growth, Harper said, noting […]

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Canadian Debt Levels Keep Rising

Canadians continued to rack up debt in the second quarter of the year as they took advantage of low interest rates, Statistics Canada said Tuesday. The ratio of credit market debt to personal disposable income crept to 148.7 per cent in the July-September period, topping the old record of 147.3 set in the previous quarter. […]

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52% of Canadian Workers Play Hooky

More than 50 per cent Canadian workers admitted to taking a day off work by falsely claiming to be sick, according to a new survey released this week. However, playing hooky is far more popular in China where 71 per cent of workers say they’ve faked an illness. The Kronos Global Absence survey was conducted […]