No change in the bank rate
The Bank of Canada is leaving its key interest rate unchanged at 1.75 per cent for the sixth straight meeting.
The announcement is aimed at balancing domestic economic improvements with an expanding global slowdown caused by trade conflicts.
Governor Stephen Poloz appears to be in no rush to make a move even as policy-makers in the U-S and Europe signal they may introduce cuts
Alanna Baker, the Director of Government Relations for the Hotel Association of Canada, believes that AirBnB (and those who rent from it) should pay local taxes. Where do you stand on this issue? Also, a study finds that rent is outpacing earnings of people making minimum wage. Are you being priced out of your neighbourbood?
Did Conservative leader Andrew Scheer make the Nutritional Guide a political document? Listeners chime-in with their thoughts. Duff Conacher, the co-founder of Democracy Watch, wonders why the Ethics Commissioner pre-approved a private flight taken by Liberal MP Dominic Leblanc. Also, should E-bikes have a place alongside cars on the road?
Larry talks to Katherine Hunt Organizing the St. Catharines Unbirthday Party