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## [Anxiety in Alberta over $26-billion Shaw acquisition as Rogers promises jobs and investment: Geoffrey Morgan](https://financialpost.com/telecom/anxiety-in-alberta-over-26-billion-shaw-acquisition-as-rogers-promises-jobs-and-investment)
> CALGARY – The proposed acquisition of Edmonton-founded, Calgary-headquartered telecommunications provider Shaw Communications Inc. by a Toronto behemoth is causing fresh anxiety in a province that has suffered from recessions and a steady exit of talent and c…
## [Cogeco could find a silver lining in the Rogers-Shaw tie-up: Barbara Shecter](https://financialpost.com/telecom/cogeco-could-find-a-silver-lining-in-the-rogers-shaw-tie-up)
> Cogeco Inc. is looking isolated after turning down a multi-billion offer to sell to Rogers Communications Inc. last year, only to see Rogers and Shaw Communications Inc. agree Monday to a $26-billion merger of two of Canada’s largest ca…
## ['Demand is growing and growing fast': Quebec electric vehicle company gets help to build $185 million battery assembly plant: Gabriel Friedman](https://financialpost.com/commodities/energy/demand-is-growing-and-growing-fast-quebec-electric-vehicle-company-gets-help-to-build-185-million-battery-assembly-plant)
> Montreal area-based Lion Electric Co. announced Monday it’s building a $185-million lithium-ion battery assembly plant in Quebec — a crucial piece in the electric vehicle supply chain that could help position the province for future growth in the sector. …
## [This millennial couple brings in $10,000 after tax each month, but only has $60,000 of savings between them: Victor Ferreira](https://financialpost.com/personal-finance/young-money/spent-19)
> I was probably being facetious when I asked a couple we’ll call Sean and Lucy to guess how much they had spent on food and drink in a recent, pre-lockdown month. On the other end of the line, I could hear them whispering to each other, conferencin…
## [Canada risks relegation to the second tier of the global tech economy if it doesn't act now: Kevin Carmichael](https://financialpost.com/news/economy/canada-risks-relegation-to-the-second-tier-of-the-global-tech-economy-if-it-doesnt-act-now)
> The head of one of Canada’s most important technology companies said the country is at a crossroads: we have the talent required to be a leader in the digital economy, but a mix of complacency and poor policy means we could easily end up in the remainder bin.…
## [Posthaste: Five things you need to know about the blockbuster Rogers-Shaw merger: Yadullah Hussain](https://financialpost.com/legal-post/posthaste-five-things-you-need-to-know-about-the-blockbuster-rogers-shaw-merger)
> Good morning! Rogers Communications Inc. shook up Canada’s telecom industry this morning with the announcement of a blockbuster merger with Shaw Communications Inc. that’s set to consolidate an already oligopolistic telecom sector. Here are five key thing…
## [Rogers to buy Shaw in deal worth $26 billion, combining Canada's two largest cable providers: Bloomberg News](https://financialpost.com/telecom/rogers-to-acquire-shaw-communications-in-deal-worth-26-billion)
> Rogers to buy Shaw in deal worth $26 billion, combining Canada's two largest cable providersfinancialpost.com
## [Rising mortgage rates yet to put a dent in exuberant housing market as policymakers take note: Geoff Zochodne](https://financialpost.com/real-estate/mortgages/rising-mortgage-rates-yet-to-put-a-dent-in-exuberant-housing-market-as-policymakers-take-note)
> Mortgage rates are climbing across Canada, but even increased borrowing costs may not be enough to tame a raging market for residential real estate that is starting to catch the attention of policymakers. Recent housing market activity has been “m…
## [Canadian dollar is world's best-performing currency this year, and analysts see more room to run: Bloomberg News](https://financialpost.com/news/economy/worlds-best-currency-seen-moving-higher-amid-boc-tapering-calls)
> Canadian dollar is world's best-performing currency this year, and analysts see more room to runfinancialpost.com
## [Competition Bureau backs review of antitrust laws amid scrutiny of grocers: Financial Post Staff](https://financialpost.com/news/retail-marketing/competition-bureau-backs-review-of-antitrust-laws-amid-scrutiny-of-grocers)
> Canada’s top competition watchdog threw its support behind a campaign to revisit competition law amid growing concern around the power that a small group of grocers wield over the vast majority of this country’s food sales. Legislators have been s…
## [Microsoft and Google openly feuding amid scrutiny from lawmakers, regulators - Financial Post: Reuters](https://financialpost.com/technology/microsoft-and-google-openly-feuding-amid-scrutiny-from-lawmakers-regulators)
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  1. Microsoft and Google openly feuding amid scrutiny from lawmakers, regulators  Financial Post
  2. Google slams Microsoft for trying ‘to break the way the open web works’  The Verge
  3. Microsoft and Google spar ahead of antitrust hearing on…
    ## [This Ontario couple with nearly $3 million in net worth will see their income rise in retirement: Andrew Allentuck](https://financialpost.com/personal-finance/family-finance/this-ontario-couple-with-nearly-3-million-in-net-worth-will-see-their-income-rise-in-retirement)
    > In Ontario, a civic development consultant we’ll call Harry, 62, has filled his life with good deeds, spending much time on folks who are disadvantaged. His work provides a salary of $6,500 monthly after tax. Four rentals add $3,500 after tax, pushing total m…
    ## [Getting CRA to allow disability tax credit can be an ordeal parents must fight in court: Jamie Golombek](https://financialpost.com/personal-finance/taxes/getting-cra-to-allow-disability-tax-credit-can-be-an-ordeal-parents-must-fight-in-court)
    > For people living with disabilities, the most valuable tax credit for them or their supporting family member is the disability tax credit (DTC). For 2021, it can be worth between $1,609 (Quebec) and $2,793 (Alberta) of combined federal and provincial tax savi…
    ## [Diane Francis: It's time to drop the Queen as Canada's head of state: Diane Francis](https://financialpost.com/diane-francis/diane-francis-its-time-to-drop-the-queen-as-canadas-head-of-state)
    > The Harry and Meghan interview with Oprah finally convinced me the British monarch should not be Canada’s head of state
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