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Half of global citizens risk missing out on governments’ digital services boom due to privacy concerns–EY survey

LONDON, UK–Governments pushing ahead with increased online services run the risk of alienating large numbers of their citizens due to concerns around data privacy, according to How can digital government connect citizens without leaving the disconnected behind? a new EY survey of 12,100 respondents across 12 countries. Conducted by Ipsos …

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RBC clients can now access the Export Development Canada Business Credit Availability Program

The EDC BCAP Guarantee fee of 1.8% will be deferred for clients for the first six months TORONTO, ON–RBC announced the launch of the Government of Canada’s Export Development Canada (EDC) Business Credit Availability Program (BCAP). The EDC BCAP provides eligible mid-sized and large RBC business clients with a loan …

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Canada Emergency Response Benefit expanded

Prime Minister announces expanded access for essential workers OTTAWA, ON–The Government of Canada is taking significant and decisive action to support Canadians and businesses facing hardship as a result of the COVID-19 global pandemic. No Canadian should have to choose between protecting their health, putting food on the table, paying …

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ASC appoints new Chief Accountant and Chief Financial Officer

CALGARY, AB–The Alberta Securities Commission (ASC) today announced the appointment of Cheryl McGillivray as Chief Accountant and Chief Financial Officer. McGillivray will lead the Office of the Chief Accountant which provides expert knowledge in the areas of accounting, auditing and financial reporting to ASC staff, as well as guidance to …

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Ontario Government Beating Fiscal Targets While Investing in Priority Programs

Government says plan creates conditions for a more competitive economy November 6, 2019–Finance Minister Rod Phillips today released the 2019 Ontario Economic Outlook and Fiscal Review: A Plan to Build Ontario Together — which maintains the government’s commitment to balance the budget by 2023-24 through prudent fiscal management while making …