Month: April 2021

Panic season: Canadians scramble to meet tax-filing deadline in the middle of a pandemic

In one of the most complex tax seasons in living memory — in the middle of a global pandemic and widespread lockdowns — many Canadians and the tax professionals who help them are scrambling to make today’s filing deadline. The federal government has refused to extend that deadline, as it did last year. Tax preparers say their clients are panicking. […]

National security threats are changing, but Canada is mired in conventional thinking

This column is an opinion by Aaron Shull and Wesley Wark. Shull is managing director and general counsel of the Waterloo, Ont.-based Centre for International Governance Innovation, and Wark is a senior fellow at CIGI. They are co-leads of a project called Reimagining Canadian National Security Strategy for the 21st Century. For more information about CBC’s Opinion section, please see the FAQ. An invisible virus borne […]

Ford asks federal government to extend 3-day mandatory quarantine to land borders

Ontario Premier Doug Ford’s government has sent the federal government a letter asking for quarantine measures at Canada’s airports to be extended to the land border with the United States, CBC News has learned.  “We are requesting the implementation of a mandatory three-day hotel quarantine in federally designated hotels at the highest traffic crossings including those in […]

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