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Negative gearing - an issue for Labor to win the next Australian federal election?

A carefully crafted proposal by Labor to curb negative gearing concessions to investment property owners gained wide acceptance in the lead-up to the last election 2 July 2016 won narrowly by the Coalition. 836 more words

Political Debate

#ThrowbackThursday: Madame C.J. Walker, America's First Female Millionaire

If you don’t know who Madame C.J. Walker is, get on that! The former Sarah Breedlove worked as a laundress and a singer before developing her own line of hair care products.   85 more words

Women

NEW JERSEY TO RAISE MINIMUM WAGE IN 2018

New Jersey’s State wide minimum wage will increase starting this month. The minimum wage will rise 16 cents from what it formerly was, taking the minimum wage from $8.44 to $8.60/hr. 125 more words

News

Saskatchewan’s inflation rate spikes in November

There was a big increase in Saskatchewan’s annual inflation rate last month.

Statistics Canada reported Thursday the consumer price index increased 3.7 per cent in November on a year-over-year basis. 145 more words

Economy

Inflation up 2.1% in November, above Bank of Canada target

The country’s annual inflation rate accelerated to 2.1 percent last month to reach its highest mark in nearly a year, Statistics Canada said Thursday.

The November inflation reading followed a 1.4 percent increase in consumer prices in October. 274 more words

Canada

Unemployment Rate Steady at 4.1 Percent in November, Wage Growth Sluggish

Job creation rebounded in November from the lingering effect of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma in previous months, holding the unemployment rate firm at a 17-year low of 4.1 percent. 276 more words

Department Of Labor

How the price of Thanksgiving dinner has risen for traditionalists, hipsters, and gluttons

Let’s talk turkey: Thanksgiving isn’t getting any cheaper.

Over the past 20 years, the prices of turkey, potatoes, biscuits, pies, and other core Thanksgiving fare have risen steadily in the US. 683 more words