Category Archives: Business

Underground economy worth billions Business, News, Uncategorized

Compiled by Helen Surgenor Canada’s underground economy was worth up to $35 billion in 2009, said Statistics Canada—and that doesn’t include revenues from illegal operations, drugs or prostitution. According to the report, “the three most significant sectors in terms of underground economy activity were construction (29 per cent), retail trade (20 per cent) and accommodation

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Executive pay freeze proposed by province Business, News

By Shylo Adams Ontario Finance Minister Dwight Duncan announced Thursday that the provincial government will propose a cap on compensation for public service executives and a two-year pay freeze for managers. “Here in Ontario we’re working hard to eliminate the deficit,” Duncan said. “As we work towards balancing our budget we have made a choice

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