Grumbling among Netflix subscribers

A 27% increase in rates on the eve of Québec’s sales taxes Netflix subscribers are furious. They will have to collect further rate increases of 27% on the “Standard” subscription. And next January, taxes of 15% will be added to the bill in Quebec. Yesterday, Netflix Canada announced that it was raising its “Standard” monthly fee by […]

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Union submits counter offer to Canada Post

The Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) dismissed Canada Post’s global offer last Wednesday and rejected the proposal and shared a counter-offer late Saturday. On Wednesday, Canada Post issued a global offer, stating that CUPW had until Saturday, 23:59, to accept it. The crown corporation had justified the ultimatum by saying that it could finance its offer “only if we […]

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The cheapest electricity

Quebec is the North American champion in terms of kilowatt hour prices Quebeckers are the least expensive to pay for electricity in North America. In Montreal, a residential customer pays an average of 7.13 cents per kilowatt hour (kWh) of electricity for a monthly consumption of 1,000 kWh, almost half of Ontario’s, says Hydro-Québec comparative […]

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Legault suspects Couillard to hide money abroad

CHIBOUGAMAU | François Legault suspects the Liberal leader Philippe Couillard of hiding money abroad, because of “latent taxes” mentioned in his financial statement released Monday . “Unrealized taxes are taxes that will eventually be paid, usually when money is going to be repatriated from another country. I, as a chartered accountant, that’s what I understand, “said the head of […]

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