Walmart Christmas sweater removed after complaints
Walmart Canada apologized for the men's pullover sweater that they said was sold on their site by a third party. One ugly Christmas sweater is definitely on the naughty list this year. A men’s ugly sweater that was sold online through Walmart Canada depicted a smiling Santa Claus sitting at a table with three lines of white powder that many were quick to claim resembled cocaine, with the phrase “let it snow.” The wool-polyester blend pullover immediately attracted widespread backlash and the retailer told ABC News in a statement that it has "removed these products from our marketplace.
What about fiscal policy, you might ask. After all, the emphasis on deficit reduction instead of on job creation is not exactly the prescription most The strains on the euro are also a factor. Notwithstanding all these issues, I think the main thing that’ s wrong with our economy is partisan politics.
Canada is a great place to live with wonderful people, but there are a few things that could be done better. Keep in mind, if you asked " What ' s right with I am happy to point out that we no longer have religious standards for immigration and we are slowly (probably too slowly) reconciling with our First
The U.S. and Canadian November employment reports released last Friday could not have been any starker. Canadawhile the United States reported an increase of 266,000 in non-farm payrolls. This is Canada’s worst employment result since 2009, already causing some to argue that the country is on the cusp of a recession (a view I don’t personally hold — yet).
The Canadian numbers are concerning because employment has now fallen for two consecutive months. The unemployment rate has jumped from 5.5 per cent to 5.9 per cent in November. With GDP growth in Canada expected to be only 1.7 per cent in 2019, it looks like Canada’s economy is Goldilocks at best — not too hot nor too cold.
Morneau says he's not worried about a recession despite job numbers
Canada's finance minister said that — while worrying about the economy is his job — he is not concerned that the country might be headed for a recession. In an interview with CBC News Network's Power & Politics, Finance Minister Bill Morneau was asked if last month's job numbers have him concerned about Canada's economic health. "My job … is to worry," he told host Vassy Kapelos. "I have to worry about numbers that came out last week. I also have to look at that in contrast to numbers that came out the week before.
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“In the United States, our economy is growing again,” Obama crowed during his trip to Germany last month. “People will assign you stories about what ’ s not working. “She is speaking for so many people across our country who feel beaten down , left out and left behind,” Hillary said.
In a fiscal update to be presented before Christmas, Finance Minister Bill Morneau will likely bring in the Liberals’ promised tax cut, to be phased in over four years, which will spur consumer demand but do little to encourage work effort. A $3,000-a-year increase in the personal exemption might encourage some low-income workers to join the workforce but will result in higher marginal tax rates to claw back the increase for high-income workers. This redistributive policy will not address Canada’s weak productivity performance (as I discussed).
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Given the U.S. unemployment rate is now 3.5 per cent, it is hard to believe that so many new jobs can be created — after all, where do employers find the people to work? The answer is that many Americans who once left the work force are now returning, allowing employment growth to continue. The main beneficiaries have been lower-income workers with faster accelerating wages.
Jack Burns, Child Actor and Ballet Dancer, Dead at 14
The child star was found dead at his home in Greenock, Inverclyde in Scotland on Dec. 1. The outlet also reports that police say they are not treating his death as suspicious. Burns appeared in projects like Retribution and In Plain Sight. He was also a student at the Elite Academy of Dance, a classical ballet school in Greenock."It is with a very heavy heart that we write this post. Tragically, as you know, we lost our much loved student Jack Burns on Sunday 1st of December," the academy shared in a statement posted to their Facebook page this week.
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Are you having trouble determining what you want in your career? You 're not alone. Thousands feel stuck with no answers. Get help with a surefire plan for I know – we like to blame the economy and our money problems for our unhappiness, but that’ s not the root cause of this career malaise.
The U.S. economy prospects were boosted in January 2017 when Donald Trump and Congress introduced deregulation and 2018 tax reform, accompanied by large federal deficits. Trumpian tariff policies have undermined these growth-enhancing gains resulting in a slower growth in 2019.
Canada’s approach to growth has been different, with rising deficits (but not anywhere as bad as the United States) and higher federal government spending on infrastructure and social programs.
So which approach affects job creation the most? As shown in the table below, both Canadian and U.S. employment (the latter with tighter labour markets) increased by the same amount (4.5 per cent) since January 2017. Now we don’t know how much of a role Canadian economic policy played in its employment growth because we are so dependent on the U.S. market for our exports — better growth there helps growth here.
Fed chair sees North America as an economic oasis in 2020: Don Pittis
Optimism from the U.S. Federal Reserve could help keep Canadian mortgage rates low in 2020, with the added hope that economic good news spreads north as the effects of a string of rate cuts kick in.As usual, Federal Reserve chair Jerome Powell added the proviso that the central bank would not hesitate to stimulate the economy again if the U.S. were to be hit by an unpleasant economic surprise.
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The rosy numbers are noteworthy. But what ’ s more startling is that virtually every major developed and emerging economy is growing simultaneously, the first time this has happened in 10 years. “In terms of positive cycles, it is difficult to find very many precedents here,” said Brian Coulton, the chief
But is that generally true across industries? Employment growth has been demonstrably different among industries between the U.S. and Canada.
The most obvious is the blowout in employment growth in the U.S. mining/oil and gas sector at 14.9 per cent since January 2017. Not true in Canada, where employment has fallen by 3.2 per cent. We can’t blame our poor job creation performance on the decline in low commodity prices after 2014. Instead it reflects differences in economic policy. The U.S. promotes energy development while Canada is hostile to it, with confidence-busting regulatory policies.
Manufacturing employment growth has also been lower in Canada (1.7 per cent) compared with the United States (four per cent), the latter a reversal of past fortunes in the U.S. American employment growth in construction is also double Canada’s growth, in part due to stronger commercial construction in the U.S. Both countries have experienced a loss of employment in the utility sector.
Tax advantage was better in Canada even after Trump cuts, Finance document says
OTTAWA — Finance Minister Bill Morneau was told months before he gave a federal helping hand to the country's businesses that companies operating in Canada faced a better tax environment than in the United States — even after the Trump administration's sharp tax cuts. The August 2018 analysis said the American tax reforms had "reduced, but not eliminated" the tax advantage for businesses north of the border. The Canadian Press obtained a copy of the document through the Access to Information Act.
What ’ s more, the expression itself does not survive the most cursory scrutiny. But our safe spaces are being eroded all the time, which is why this new movement unnerves me And far from being the latest, opportunistic capitalist fad, I find its philosophical underpinnings to be an ugly throwback to the
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As for services, Canada seems to do better in employment growth than the United States, especially in transportation, finance and real estate, professional and business services, education and health. It is the goods-producing industries in Canada that have been slower in creating jobs (except for construction).
And, of course, Canada’s larger government sector has growing faster in employment than in the U.S. This should not be a shock.
Looking at industrial breakdowns tells an important story. The highest value-added industries in Canada are mining/oil and gas, utilities, real estate and information (including our telcos). Except for real estate, these industries in the past two years have had relatively poorer employment growth than the United States. This shows up in slower GDP growth as our strongest sectors are underperforming with lacklustre job creation.
Perhaps, Canadian firms are slower at adopting technologies because business investment has been poor. Maybe, managers and workers are protected too much from competition so don’t innovate much. Or tax and regulatory policies have gotten in the way of growth. Or all of the above.
What we should learn is that propping up consumer demand by running deficits and distributive tax policies is not the answer to improving our stagnant growth in per capita incomes. The government needs a growth agenda if more money is to be put into the pockets of Canadian workers.
Jack M. Mintz is the President’s Fellow at the University of Calgary’s School of Public Policy.
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This 88-year-old woman boarded her seven-hour flight. Then a man surprised her with his business-class ticket. .
"No fuss, no attention, literally did it out of the kindness of his own heart," a flight attendant wrote in a viral Facebook post.“Excuse me, would you like to fly first class?” said Jack Littlejohn, to which Allison replied in disbelief, “You’re joking.