Alberta’s New Democratic Party (NDP) government is moving forward on its 2015 campaign promise to raise minimum wage to $15-per-hour by 2018.
The answer is, “Yes”, the Canada Border Services Agency (“CBSA”) can ask for your passwords.
It has been predicted that by 2020, there will be a quarter billion connected vehicles on the road with connected capabilities; Tesla founder Elon Musk is even more aggressive, predicting fully autonomous vehicles on the roads within two years.
On July 29, 2016, the Department of Finance Canada released for public comment a package of draft legislative proposals and explanatory notes relating to a number of measures announced in the 2016 federal budget, which included, amongst other proposals, the introduction of a Common Reporting Standard penalty and relating consequential amendments to the Income Tax Act (the ITA).
Online Business Models and Findings from Compliance Reviews Are the Focus of OSC Annual Registrant Report
An update on registration initiatives, including the registration of online business models, and current trends in deficiencies and acceptable practices of market participants are the focus of OSC annual summary report.
Anti-money laundering remains a top priority for the FCA in 2016/17, as emphasised in its latest anti-money laundering report. The regulator will be focusing its supervision on higher-risk firms and use its enforcement powers where it identifies firms with material weaknesses in their money laundering controls.
The European Banking Authority (EBA) has published a consultation paper on the draft regulatory technical standards specifying the requirements on strong customer authentication and common and secure communication under the revised Payment Services Directive (PSD2).
The European Banking Authority (EBA) has published an opinion welcoming the European Commission’s (the Commission) proposal to bring virtual currency exchange platforms and custodian wallet providers within the scope of the Fourth Money Laundering Directive (4MLD).
The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has published a corrigendum to its final report on the retail banking market investigation.
Recently, I was contacted by a small business owner who had an unpleasant conversation with a Canada Revenue Agency (“CRA”) collections officer about an outstanding goods and services tax/harmonized sales tax (“GST/HST”) assessment against his small company (of which he was a director).