Finance

Trudeau is right: 40% of Canadians don’t pay income taxes, which means someone else is picking up the bill

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said this week “low-income families don’t benefit from tax breaks because they don’t pay taxes."Cole Burston/The Canadian Press Many people were upset with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau this week for saying “low-income families don’t benefit from tax breaks because they don’t pay taxes.” Of course, some were upset because they felt […]

Three tips to help retirees minimize their taxes and maximize their cash flow

Wealthy on paper, couple with $2.9 million in assets needs to sell a property to finance retirement

How early RRSP withdrawals can help some retirees come out ahead

Real Estate

Down to Business podcast: Why Ottawa wants small businesses to export more

The Government of Canada offers support to help small businesses build an export plan./iStockphoto Welcome to Down to Business, a weekly podcast from the Financial Post. Our tenth episode covers Canadian small business exports. Only 12 per cent of small businesses export outside of Canada. Ottawa wants to change that. Minister of Small Business and […]

Calgary’s small businesses to get break from rising property tax bills

Amid Alberta’s election campaign, small businesses say they’re the canaries in the coal mine — and things aren’t going well

How your small business can win big with global markets — exporting made easier

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Finance

Trudeau is right: 40% of Canadians don’t pay income taxes, which means someone else is picking up the bill

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said this week “low-income families don’t benefit from tax breaks because they don’t pay taxes."Cole Burston/The Canadian Press Many people were upset with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau this week for saying “low-income families don’t benefit from tax breaks because they don’t pay taxes.” Of course, some were upset because they felt […]

Canadian meat giant Maple Leaf debuts its new plant-based burger

Three gold stocks analysts think will outperform as lustre returns to overlooked sector

Down to Business podcast: Why Ottawa wants small businesses to export more

Business

Canadian meat giant Maple Leaf debuts its new plant-based burger

Maple Leaf Foods has high expectations for its new plant-based burger.Robyn Beck/AFP Watch out, Impossible. Beware, Beyond. A new competitor is entering the plant-based burger market. Lightlife Foods, the brand behind Gimme Lean meatless “beef,” Tofu Pups hot dogs, Organic Fakin’ Bacon Tempeh Strips and other vegetarian staples, is joining the looks-like, cooks-like, smells-like, tastes-like-the-real-thing veggie burger fray. The […]

Eddie Lampert sweetens bid to keep Sears open to more than $5 billion

Tim Hortons’ parent hikes dividend and makes changes to management

Shoppers Drug Mart-branded Botox clinics launch amid ‘cookie-cutter’ cosmetics concerns