Prime Minister Justin Trudeau now says his government has no plans to tax Canadians on employer-provided health benefits, a declaration that came after rising backroom opposition to the move.

Canadian asset managers are embracing the responsible investment trend, reporting that $1.5 trillion in assets in Canada are now invested using various environmental or social criteria, an increase of 49 per cent over two years.

Special tax treatment of dividend income costs a lot in terms of foregone government revenue, mainly benefits the very affluent, and thus merits serious reconsideration as part of the federal government’s current review of tax expenditures.

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As women break through corporate ceilings and start and grow successful businesses in increasing numbers they are garnering a larger and larger share of the country's wealth.

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