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Tax changes won't stifle growth: PM

OTTAWA—Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the government has no intention of stifling growth for small businesses and start-ups with its upcoming changes to the tax code.

Trudeau said yesterday he has listened to the feedback and agrees with some of it, and that the government now is looking at balancing the need to make the tax code more fair without hurting investment.

Air pollution costs Canada billions

OTTAWA—Air pollution cost Canadian families an estimated $36 billion in 2015 due to premature death and illness, a new research report says.

The report, “Costs of Pollution in Canada,” is a compilation of scientific data on all aspects of pollution—from smog to oil spills and fertilizer use.

It was released today by the International Institute for Sustainable Development.