Foreign investment in the Greater Vancouver property market is expected to drop off in 2017 following the introduction of a new property tax, according to research by Royal LePage. Read Full Story
The British Columbia Government is to increase the home owner grant threshold to CAD1.6m (USD1.2m), in a bid to "keep property taxes affordable for families." Read Full Story
On January 6, the US International Trade Commission decided that there is a reasonable indication that the US domestic industry is being materially injured by imports of softwood lumber products from Canada that are allegedly subsidized and sold in the United States at less than fair value.Read Full Story
Alberta has lost its "tax advantage" against Canada's other provinces and peer energy jurisdictions in the US, according to research by the Fraser Institute. Read Full Story
On January 5, the Albertan Government began paying carbon levy rebates to low- and middle-income households. Read Full Story
The Canadian Taxpayers Federation has released a report on the impact of the federal and provincial tax changes that will enter into force in the new year. Read Full Story
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