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Should Government Jobs Move To Small Town Ontario?

Should Government Jobs Move To Small Town Ontario?

Recently, at the Rural Ontario Mayors Association (ROMA) conference, the provincial government promised many measures for rural Ontarians. Notably among them were stable infrastructure funding, continued broadband support, and more natural gas expansion. All of these promises reflect priorities of rural communities, but they primarily surround one

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An Overview of the 2019 Economic and Fiscal Update

An Overview of the 2019 Economic and Fiscal Update

By Shiv Ruparell Yesterday, Minister of Finance Bill Morneau presented the federal government’s fall Economic and Fiscal Update, outlining for the first time since the election how the Liberal’s campaign promises stack up against Canada’s fiscal outlook for the next five years. The 2019 update focused on

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Can Airbnb Be Regulated?

Can Airbnb Be Regulated?

Back in 2017, the City of Toronto passed new bylaws governing the use of short-term housing rentals within the City limits. Colloquially, this became known as the Airbnb by-law. However, the by-law was never implemented as an appeal to the Local Planning and Appeal Tribunal (LPAT) was

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