Consumer tax changes in Wednesday's federal budget will add to the cost of Uber rides while ending a public-transit credit. Those are just two of several Liberal government moves that will hit pocketbooks directly, though modestly.
The University of Saskatchewan is facing its biggest cut in history as the Saskatchewan government slashes funding by 5.6 per cent in the 2017-18 provincial budget.
Ottawa sports bars owners and managers said they may have to hike up the price of beer and food to cover the cost of Rogers and Bell's new monthly fee to broadcast live sporting events.
Slightly fewer Canadians received employment insurance benefits in the first month of 2017, with the number of beneficiaries down 0.3 per cent from December's level.
Ford Motor Co said on Thursday it expects lower earnings per share in the first quarter and lower pretax profit in 2017 due to higher spending on commodities, warranties and investments and a drop in sales volumes especially fleet sales.