Rosenberg: Proposed small business tax changes ‘make no sense’

Rosenberg: Proposed small business tax changes ‘make no sense’ Rosenberg: Ottawa’s tax reform to set off the perfect storm The federal government’s proposed changes to taxes for private corporations “make no sense” and will increase the chances of a Canadian recession, according to Gluskin Sheff Chief Economist David Rosenberg. “The […]

Painted huts: How tourists are flocking this DR Congo village with no electricity

There’s no electricity and only 500 residents in the Congolese village of Makwatsha, but a longstanding tradition by its womenfolk has turned it almost by accident into a star attraction for Chinese tourists. The outside walls of the huts are decorated with paintings of local life, flowers and butterflies, making […]

The 100 best nonfiction books: No 67 – Household Education by Harriet Martineau (1848)

Monday 15 May 2017 05.45 BSTLast modified on Monday 15 May 2017 05.47 BST Harriet Martineau’s story offers the parable of a certain kind of literary endeavour that’s never far from the experience of quite a few writers in this list, ie contemporary success, and short-term celebrity, followed by a more prolonged […]

No concessions for Apple, but govt to review mobile manufacturing policy to boost the sector

NEW DELHI: The government won’t offer any special concessions to Apple but is reviewing its entire policy on mobile phone manufacturing as part of an effort to promote the ‘Make in India’ initiative, officials said. This could meet some of the demands that Apple has made apart from benefitting other […]