Israeli Travelers Restricted by Cruise Line
By B’nai Brith
TORONTO, — B’nai Brith Canada has learned from Canadian Jewish tourists aboard a Norwegian Jade cruise ship that Israeli tourists have been denied the right to disembark when the ship dropped anchor at the Port of Tunis, Tunisia. As passengers began preparations to visit the country, Israelis on board were quietly told that they were not welcomed by the Tunisian Government and would have to remain onboard.Andrea Horwath’s Line in the Sand
By Canadian Taxpayers Federation
Ontario NDP Leader Andrea Horwath has drawn a line in the sand, and if Premier Kathleen Wynne crosses it, Ontario will head to the polls for a spring election. Much to the delight of the Canadian Taxpayers Federation, this line in the sand is over tax increases. Ms. Horwath has made it clear that she and her party will vote against the upcoming Ontario budget if it includes any “new taxes, tolls or fees that hit middle-class families.”Canada’s Vulnerability to Potential Eurozone Turmoil
By C.D. Howe Institute
Toronto – The continuing possibility that things could take a turn for the worse in the eurozone ought to be a concern for Canadian policymakers, according to a report released today by the C.D. Howe Institute. In “The Ill Wind that Blows from Europe: Implications for Canada’s Economy,” author Pierre Siklos explores the linkages between the Canadian and eurozone economies and the extent to which contagion from European financial shocks would negatively affect Canada’s economy.