Microsoft is teaming up with European publishers to push for a system to make big tech platforms pay for news, raising the stakes in the brewing battle led by Australia to get Google and Facebook to pay for journalism.
This is going to be a tax season like no other. If you collected government benefits in 2020, you might end up owing more money than in previous years. However, if you spent part of the year working from home, you could wind up with a bigger refund than usual.
Shooting up like a rocket, Alberta's sky-high debt is soaring past the $100-billion mark with the glaring admission there is no plan to restore balance to the books.
Newly passed legislation in Australia forces Google and Facebook to pay for news, and Canada can learn from it, according to a Canadian publisher and an Australian media professor.