Category: Canadian Business

Opening Statement before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance

Good morning, Mr. Chairman and committee members. Once again, Senior Deputy Governor Wilkins and I are pleased to be with you to talk about the Bank’s Monetary Policy Report (MPR), which we published last week. Six months ago, when we last appeared before this committee, we talked about some very positive developments. The Canadian economy…

B.C. labour code changes to promote ‘harmonious’ relations, says minister

VICTORIA – The momentum has shifted towards the labour movement in British Columbia with changes announced in provincial labour laws Tuesday. New Democrat Labour Minister Harry Bains said the proposed changes to B.C.’s Labour Relations Code aim to ensure stronger protection of collective bargaining rights and promote more durable labour relations between employers and unions.…