RCMP surveying potential damage in wake of charges against top intelligence official

RCMP surveying potential damage in wake of charges against top intelligence official

RCMP Commissioner Brenda Lucki says the force is still trying to understand the fallout of allegations levelled against one of their top intelligence officials and that RCMP officers are “shaken” by the charges. Cameron Ortis, director general of the RCMP’s national intelligence coordination centre, was arrested late last week and charged with preparing to share either safeguarded or operational information with […]

Health Canada recalls Whirlpool, KitchenAid and JennAir cooktops over potential fire hazard

Health Canada recalls Whirlpool, KitchenAid and JennAir cooktops over potential fire hazard

Health Canada has issued a recall on thousands of cooktops because of a potential fire hazard. A release from the federal agency says the heating elements on the cooktops may energize without any user input. The recall affects about 3,000 products produced by the Tennessee-based Whirlpool Corporation under the Whirlpool, KitchenAid and JennAir brands. Health […]

The (Mostly) Long and Short of Potential Output

The (Mostly) Long and Short of Potential Output

Introduction Thank you for inviting me here today. An important, if sometimes underappreciated, purpose of central bank speeches is to help the public understand what we are trying to achieve, and why. A greater understanding of our monetary policy actions helps make them more effective. And as a public institution, we have an […]

Canadian economy carrying untapped potential, Bank of Canada Governor Poloz says

Canadian economy carrying untapped potential, Bank of Canada Governor Poloz says

The Canadian economy is carrying untapped potential that could prolong the expansion without causing inflation pressures, Governor Stephen S. Poloz said today. In a lecture at Queen’s University, Governor Poloz said that the Canadian economy is currently in the phase of the economic cycle where companies need to expand capacity to meet rising demand. […]

CFL gives green light to potential Johnny Manziel contract

CFL gives green light to potential Johnny Manziel contract

Johnny Manziel has clearance to resume his pro football career in Canada. The CFL announced Thursday it would approve a contract for Manziel should it be negotiated with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, who hold the quarterback’s rights. In August, the former Heisman Trophy winner worked out for the Ticats, who passed on making him an offer. […]

TREB Questions Impact of Potential Vacancy Tax In Toronto

TORONTO, September 26, 2017 — The Toronto Real Estate Board is urging caution on the issue of a possible vacant home tax in the City of Toronto. A measured approach to the issue can help to avoid any unintended consequences on the housing market and property owners. The City says a vacancy tax can encourage […]